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Metropolitan leader Carolina and Ottawa face off

February 8, 2022 GMT

Carolina Hurricanes (31-9-3, first in the Metropolitan) vs. Ottawa Senators (15-22-4, seventh in the Atlantic)

Ottawa, Ontario; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Senators +225, Hurricanes -277; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: The Metropolitan-leading Carolina Hurricanes play Ottawa Senators.

The Senators are 9-11-3 in Eastern Conference games. Ottawa averages 10.0 penalty minutes per game, the third-most in the Eastern Conference. Brady Tkachuk leads the team serving 66 total minutes.

The Hurricanes are 15-6-2 against conference opponents. Carolina is third in the Eastern Conference averaging 6.1 assists per game, led by Tony DeAngelo with 0.8.

In their last meeting on Jan. 27, Carolina won 3-2.

TOP PERFORMERS: Josh Norris leads the Senators with 18 goals, adding eight assists and totaling 26 points. Tyler Ennis has four goals and two assists over the last 10 games for Ottawa.

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Sebastian Aho leads the Hurricanes with 19 goals and has 45 points. DeAngelo has nine assists over the last 10 games for Carolina.

LAST 10 GAMES: Senators: 4-4-2, averaging 2.5 goals, 4.3 assists, 3.6 penalties and nine penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game with a .930 save percentage.

Hurricanes: 7-2-1, averaging 3.4 goals, 6.1 assists, 3.9 penalties and 8.9 penalty minutes while allowing 2.9 goals per game with a .907 save percentage.

INJURIES: Senators: Josh Norris: out (shoulder).

Hurricanes: Teuvo Teravainen: day to day (undisclosed), Jesperi Kotkaniemi: out (covid-19).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.