The Game: New Jersey Devils (2-5-4) at Carolina Hurricanes (9-3-1)
The Time: 7:00 PM EST
The Broadcast: TV - MSG
Hurricanes Players to Watch: Yesterday, the Hurricanes beat down the Devils 7-3. Sebastian Aho scored two goals, while Andrei Svechnikov, Brock McGinn, Martin Necas, Nino Niederreiter and Teuvo Teravainen.
Dougie Hamilton leads the team in points, with six goals and ten assists in 13 points. Andrei Svechnikov leads forwards in points, with 12 points in 12 games in his sophomore season. Meanwhile, Teuvo Teravainen, with 3 goals and 11 points. Jaccob Slavin has 10 points while Erik Haula, Ryan Dzingel and Martin Necas offer quality forward depth.
The Hurricanes are currently in a string of three straight wins. while the Devils have lost three straight games. Hopefully, two different streaks end tonight, with the Devils starting a very long winning streak.
Devilish Players: Taylor Hall is the leading scorer for the Devils, with 11 points in 11 games. Kyle Palmieri is the leading goal scorer, with 6 goals in 11 games. Meanwhile, Sami Vatanen already has four goals, matching his total from last year. Meanwhile, Jack Hughes seems to have found his footing in the NHL, with all his points, coming in the past five games. Meanwhile, Pavel Zacha and Jesper Bratt have 6 and 5 points a piece.
Projected Lineups: The lines will likely be similar to the lines against the Flyers, so it should look something like this:
Hall - Hughes - Palmieri
Coleman - Zajac - Simmonds
Zacha - Hischier - Bratt
Wood - Rooney - Hayden
Severson - Subban
Greene - Vatanen
Butcher - Tennyson
Schneider will probably start
Your Thoughts?: Who will win? Who will score? Let me know in the comments below, and take care!