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Carolina Hurricanes vs. Anaheim Ducks

The Carolina Hurricanes wrap up a 4 recreation week by taking up the Anaheim Geese on Sunday afternoon at. Anaheim is recent off a formidable Four-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday. Sunday’s matchup will probably be each groups’ third recreation in 4 days.
The Geese have a balanced offense with 5 gamers tied for first in scoring with the standard suspects Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf on the prime of the rating sheet. The Geese are available a bit banged up, with crew leaders Ryan Kesler and Cam Fowler on injured reserve. They won't play in Sunday’s matchup.

Sport Notes

  • Invoice Peters stated after yesterday’s follow that Scott Darling would get the decision this afternoon, after Cam Ward turned in an amazing effort in a shedding trigger Friday towards the Blues.
  • Teuvo Teravainen is skating this morning and will probably be a game-time determination. Janne Kuokkanen is the logical fill-in if Teravainen can’t go, however the Canes may additionally elect to place Kuokkanen within the lineup for the primary time in practically two weeks even when Teravainen does play, so keep tuned.
  • At this time’s recreation will break a tie within the all-time collection: every crew has received 14 occasions in historical past, with six ties as nicely. The Canes had been Zero-1-1 towards the Geese final season.
  • Broadcasting notes: due to Panthers soccer on 99.9, right now’s recreation will probably be broadcast on Buzz Sports activities Radio. Additionally, for out-of-town followers, the sport right now is the every day freebie on NHL.television, so you'll be able to watch from anyplace.
  • Canes Nation can even have protection of the Charlotte Checkers recreation Sunday afternoon as they tackle the Utica Comets at 1 p.m.

Storm Advisory

  • Alex Ovechkin paid it ahead whereas in Edmonton. What a man. [RMNB]
  • Tyler Dellow takes a have a look at if sure groups are chasing defensive matches. [The Athletic($)]
  • The Geese’ Andrew Cogliano attracts some comparisons to the Canes personal ironman, Rod Brind Amour. [North State Journal]
  • Ignoring for a second the relocation nonsense contained herein, this text has some further context to the looming collapse of Chuck Greenberg’s buy of the Canes. [The Hockey News]
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