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Number To Know: Hurricanes Are Limiting Shots

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Today’s Number To Know looks at how the Hurricanes are allowing fewer shots to reach their goalie so far this season.

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27.6 — Shots on goal per game allowed by the Hurricanes, the eighth fewest in the NHL this season. Carolina, however, is registering just 25.1 shots per game, which ranks 29th in the league ahead of only the Buffalo Sabres (21.8). In 2013-14, the Hurricanes ranked 21st in the NHL is shots on goal allowed, yielding 30.9 per game and registering 31.2 (ninth) shots for per game.

Both Cam Ward and Anton Khudobin have played four games and are 0-3-1 this season. Khudobin has faced 19 more shots than Ward (119-100) but allowed three fewer goals (13-16).