Carolina Hurricanes (15-6-6, second in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Detroit Red Wings (13-8-6, fourth in the Atlantic Division)
Detroit; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Detroit Red Wings aim to stop their three-game home losing streak with a victory against the Carolina Hurricanes.
Detroit has a 7-4-3 record in home games and a 13-8-6 record overall. The Red Wings have a 12-2-3 record when scoring at least three goals.
Carolina has gone 10-3-5 on the road and 15-6-6 overall. The Hurricanes have a +five scoring differential, with 78 total goals scored and 73 allowed.
The teams meet Tuesday for the sixth time this season. The Red Wings won 3-0 in the previous meeting.
TOP PERFORMERS: Dylan Larkin has 10 goals and 17 assists for the Red Wings. Filip Hronek has four goals and eight assists over the past 10 games.
Martin Necas has 12 goals and 16 assists for the Hurricanes. Andrei Svechnikov has scored three goals and added five assists over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Wings: 5-3-2, averaging three goals, 5.3 assists, 3.1 penalties and 7.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game.
Hurricanes: 5-1-4, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.6 assists, 3.3 penalties and 6.9 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game.
INJURIES: Red Wings: Robby Fabbri: out (knee), Tyler Bertuzzi: out (hand/wrist), Mark Pysyk: out (achilles), Filip Zadina: out (lower-body), Matt Luff: out (upper-body).
Hurricanes: Ondrej Kase: out (concussion), Frederik Andersen: out (undisclosed), Jake Gardiner: out (hip/back), Sebastian Aho: day to day (lower body), Max Pacioretty: out (achilles).
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