Detroit Red Wings (14-16-5) vs Carolina Hurricanes (14-13-5) Live | NHL Hockey on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 7:00 pm in PNC Arena.
The Detroit Red Wings look weak for the Christmas holidays with an inconsistent offense that has resulted in defeats in four consecutive games (0-3-1) and five of their last six games. However, the Red Wings will compete on Thursday to change their fate against a familiar face of former goalkeeper Petr Mrazek and the Carolina Hurricanes at the PNC Arena.
Dylan Larkin had no difficulty in the offense, extending his series of points to eight (four goals, seven assists) by scoring a pass in Tuesday’s 3-2 loss to Philadelphia. Born in Michigan, 22, his teammate had a brief scare with a premature start on Wednesday. But his coach Jeff Blashill told the press he was “coming back, so I think it’s an injury or a bruise.” “Carolina had lost six of seven goals before Mrazek recorded her 15th shutout game in her career and her first Carolina game on Sunday after breaking the 23 shots she faced in a 3-0 victory over Arizona.” key was to play well in the defensive zone, good sanction, “said the 26-year-old Czech.” I really saw the record, it was the key. ”
TV: 7 pm ET, FS Detroit, FS Carolinas
Detroit Red Wings vs Carolina Hurricanes: Odds Line
The Line: Carolina Hurricanes -200 / Detroit Red Wings +165 — Over/Under: 6
Detroit Red Wings vs Carolina Hurricanes: News
THE RED WINGS (14-16-5):
Jimmy Howard said he felt better on Wednesday, a day after being stuck in his pre-game training at the Wells Fargo Center. “I was able to skate before the boys were there, I had no problem. Again, It’s nothing long-term, it happens from time to time,” said the 34-year-old. years. Howard will replace Jonathan Bernier on Thursday, who made 49 saves in his career and defeated all three shots he faced in Carolina’s 4-1 victory over Carolina on November 10.
THE HURRICANES (14-13-5):
Sebastian Aho extended his series of points to five games (five goals, three assists) with his best goal number 12 on Sunday. Finn, 21, has improved his total attendance with 22, with three in the season series against Detroit. But his compatriot Teuvo Teravainen had two assists against the Red Wings and seven points (one goal, six assists) in his last five appearances in general.
Detroit Red Wings vs Carolina Hurricanes: Betting Line
- Caroline LW Micheal Ferland has scored one goal in the two games against Detroit this season.
- Fast C Red Wings driver Andreas Athanasiou, who has 11 goals, the team’s second best, has not scored in his last 10 games.
- Hurricane captain Justin Williams scored three goals and two assists in five games.
Detroit Red Wings vs Carolina Hurricanes: Prediction
Hurricanes 3, Red Wings 2