Finally. It's nearly time for Game 2. The Hurricanes will look to bounce back and earn a split in their Eastern Conference Finals series with the Penguins. But they may have to do so without Erik Cole and Tuomo Ruutu.
The good news is Cole participated in the morning skate and could be available. Ruutu is looking less likely.
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