The Hurricanes are coming off a tough, 2-1 overtime loss against the Islanders on Saturday night. The Jets also lost Saturday night, 4-3 in a shootout to Florida.
Expect the lines to be the same as against the Islanders:
- Tlusty, Staal, Ruutu
- Dwyer, Sutter, Nodl
- Jokinen, Skinner, Dalpe
- Stewart, Brent, LaRose
- Gleason, Allen
- Harrison, Faulk
- McBain, Joslin
Cam Ward will be facing Chris Mason in net. Mason has three wins against Carolina in all three meetings between the teams so far this season.
|2011 - Cam Ward||43||2497||17||17||121||2.91||1315||1194||.908||2|
|2011 - Chris Mason||13||601||6||4||23||2.30||263||240||.913||2|
According to Arctic Ice Hockey, the lines for the Jets tonight will be as follows:
#50 Chris Mason
Evander Kane and Dustin Byfuglien are both out.
As mentioned above, the Hurricanes have yet to beat Winnipeg is three tries this season. They are 3-8-2 overall against the Southeast Division.
The game will be televised locally by FS Carolinas. Brian and I will be reporting live from press row on our Open Thread/Live Blog starting at 6:30.