The Carolina Hurricanes blew out a 2-0 series lead and now will have to bounce back when they host the New York Rangers in PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC on May 26, 2022.
- Carolina Hurricanes vs New York Rangers
- NHL – Eastern Conference Playoffs, Round 2, Game 5
- Date – 26/5/2022
- Starting time – 7 PM ET
- Venue: PNC Arena, Raleigh, NC
Carolina Hurricanes Stats & Form
The Carolina Hurricanes are a dark-horse candidate to win the Stanley Cup this season but they are having trouble with the New York Rangers losing the last two games at the Madison Square Garden.
Carolina is 54-20-8 overall with a 13-8-1 record in Metropolitan Division games. The Hurricanes have a +77 scoring differential, with 277 total goals scored and 200 given up.
Andrei Svechnikov has scored 30 goals with 39 assists for the Hurricanes. Sebastian Aho has four goals and four assists over the last 10 games.
The Hurricanes are 5-5-0 in the last 10 games, averaging 2.5 goals, 4.2 assists, 4.9 penalties and 11.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game.
Carolina Hurricanes News
Jordan Martinook, Jake Gardiner and Frederik Andersen will not play for Carolina tonight.
New York Rangers Stats & Form
The New York Rangers are the biggest surprise so far this season. They won three straight games to come back from 3-1 deficit and win the series against the Pittsburgh Penguins and now have bounced back after a 2-0 whole against the Hurricanes.
New York is 52-24-6 overall with a 14-8-1 record in Metropolitan Division games. The Rangers have allowed 204 goals while scoring 250 for a +46 scoring differential.
Artemi Panarin has 22 goals and 74 assists for the Rangers. Chris Kreider has scored five goals with one assist over the past 10 games.
The Rangers are 6-3-1 in the last 10 games, averaging 3.3 goals, 5.6 assists, 3.7 penalties and 7.9 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game.
New York Rangers News
Barclay Goodrow and Samuel Blais will not play for the Rangers.
Carolina Hurricanes vs New York Rangers Head-to-Head Stats
Carolina has won 6 of the last 10 games against the Rangers.
The last four games between these two have ended under 5.5 goals.
Carolina Hurricanes vs New York Rangers Betting Odds
The Carolina Hurricanes are slight favourites coming into this game with 105 odds to win while the Bruins are at 209 and 314 odds are set for a draw.
The total goals margin is set at 5.5 with -156 for over and 126 for under.
This has been a great series thus far, as the New York Rangers continue to surprise people and get closer to the Stanley Cup Finals. This series with Carolina is currently tied at two games apiece as they head into Game 5 in Carolina. The Rangers were perhaps the biggest surprise of the 2021-22 National Hockey League regular season as they weren’t even expected to make the Playoffs. Now they will be looking to take a 3-2 lead over the Hurricanes in this one.
The Carolina Hurricanes are coming into this one as the best team remaining in the Eastern Conference after the Florida Panthers were eliminated from the playoffs. They will be looking to grab a 3-2 advantage in this series with a much-needed win here in Game 5 on their home ice. The Hurricanes are huge favourites on home ice but you never know with these Rangers. All of the previous 4 games in the series have ended under 5.5 goals and that is the logical choice for this one as well.