The Carolina Hurricanes remain at home on Tuesday and will host the Tampa Bay Lightning. Carolina lost to the Rangers in their last game 2-0. The Hurricanes are 1st in the Metropolitan Division with a 41-15-6 record. Carolina has won four of their last ten games and carry a 23-5-3 home ice record.
The Hurricanes roll into Tuesday with a four game losing streak. Frederik Andersen will make the start in goal for Carolina. Andersen is 30-10-2 on the season with three shutouts. Andersen has allowed 85 goals and carries a 2.06 goals against average.
The Tampa Bay Lightning head to Carolina after losing to the Rangers 2-1 on Saturday. Tampa Bay is 39-16-6 on the season and sit 2nd in the Atlantic Division. The Lightning have won five of their last ten games and carry a 20-10-2 road record.
Andrei Vasilevskiy will make his 49th start in goal for the Lightning. Vasilevskiy is 32-12-4 on the season with two shutouts. Vasilevskiy has allowed 114 goals and carries a 2.36 goals against average.