The Carolina Hurricanes will try to get back in second place of the Eastern Conference when they host the Winnipeg Jets in PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC on April 21, 2022.
- Carolina Hurricanes vs Winnipeg Jets
- NHL – Regular season
- Date – 21/4/2022
- Starting time – 7 PM ET
- Venue: PNC Arena, Raleigh, NC
Carolina Hurricanes Stats & Form
The Carolina Hurricanes are third in the Eastern Conference with a 49-20-8 record and will have a chance to go back to the second place with a win over the Jets.
The Hurricanes have won 3 of the last 5 games and are coming off a 5-3 win over the Arizona Coyotes which put an end to their two-game losing streak.
The Hurricanes have gone 27-8-4 in home games. Carolina ranks fifth in the Eastern Conference with 34.0 shots per game and is averaging 3.3 goals.
Sebastian Aho has 77 total points for the Hurricanes, 36 goals and 41 assists. Jordan Staal has eight goals and two assists over the last 10 games for Carolina.
The Hurricanes are 5-5-0 in the last 10 games, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.5 assists, 3.7 penalties and 8.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game with a .886 save percentage.
Carolina Hurricanes News
Frederik Andersen, Jesperi Kotkaniemi and Jordan Staal are out for the Hurricanes tonight.
Winnipeg Jets Stats & Form
The Winnipeg Jets are 11th in the Western Conference with a 35-31-11 record.
They still have chances to reach the playoffs even though they are 10 points behind the Dallas Stars who are in 8th place in the West.
The Jets have lost the last 3 games, most recently 3-0 against the New York Rangers.
The Jets are 16-16-8 on the road. Winnipeg is eighth in the Western Conference recording 8.3 points per game, averaging 3.0 goals and 5.2 assists.
Kyle Connor leads the Jets with 87 points, scoring 43 goals and collecting 44 assists. Nikolaj Ehlers has six goals and eight assists over the last 10 games for Winnipeg.
The Jets are 3-6-1 in the last 10 games, averaging 2.5 goals, 4.5 assists, 3.7 penalties and 10.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.8 goals per game with a .893 save percentage.
Winnipeg Jets News
Logan Stanley and Mark Scheifele will not play for Winnipeg tonight.
Carolina Hurricanes vs Winnipeg Jets Head-to-Head Stats
Both teams have won 5 of the last 10 games playing each other but the Hurricanes have won the last three.
Six of the last ten games between these two have ended under 5.5 goals.
Carolina Hurricanes vs Winnipeg Jets Betting Odds
The Carolina Hurricanes are favourites coming into this game with -167 odds to win while the Jets are at 330 and 405 odds are set for a draw.
The total goals margin is set at 6 with -122 to go over and -109 for under.
The Carolina Hurricanes are a ‘dark-horse’ candidate to win the Stanley Cup this season. They are currently in third place in the Eastern Conference but have a chance to climb one spot higher with a win over the Jets who only have theoretical chances of reaching the playoffs.
The Hurricanes are the second-best defence in the league allowing only 2.4 goals per game and have been dominating the Jets in the past couple of years. Carolina is coming onto this game after a two-day rest and has won 5 of the last 6 games in that situation.
The Jets have slot 5 of the last 7 games against Eastern Conference opponents and 20 of the last 28 games against teams with a winning record. All of this goes in favour of the Hurricanes who will as another one in the winning column tonight.