Boston Bruins (3-2-0, seventh in the Atlantic) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (5-0-0, second in the Metropolitan)
Raleigh, North Carolina; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Hurricanes -131, Bruins +110; over/under is 5.5
BOTTOM LINE: The Carolina Hurricanes host the Boston Bruins.
Carolina went 36-12-8 overall in the 2020-21 season while going 20-3-5 at home. The Hurricanes were called for 198 penalties last season averaging 3.5 penalties and 7.4 penalty minutes per game.
Boston went 33-16-7 overall and 15-9-4 on the road during the 2020-21 season. The Bruins averaged 2.9 goals on 33.3 shots per game last season.
The matchup Thursday is the first meeting this season for the two teams.
INJURIES: Hurricanes: None listed.
Bruins: Craig Smith: day to day (undisclosed), Anton Blidh: day to day (upper body).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.