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Carolina Hurricanes vs. New York Rangers NHL Prediction, Pick, and Preview 5/24/2022

The Carolina Hurricanes takes on the New York Rangers on 5/24/2022 at 06:00 PM.

Carolina Hurricanes and New York Rangers face off today. The Carolina Hurricanes has a record of 54.0-20.0 this season. The New York Rangers is 52.0-24.0 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Carolina Hurricanes Team Defense Preview




They give up 2.0 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them among the best in the NHL. Opponents shoot 0.4 shots per game in power play situations per game against them, which is among the lowest in the NHL. Opponents force Carolina Hurricanes into 3.4 penalty kill situations per game, which means they may be too aggressive or wrongfully aggressive. They have a penalty kill rate of 88.04%, which is strong.

Opponents take 28.2 shots per game regardless of situation, they actively fluster opponents and are among the best in the NHL… and their opponents are not getting the best shot quality.

Carolina Hurricanes Team Offense Preview

They score 2.7 goals per game in even strength situations. This is an average NHL offense. They score 0.6 goals per game in power play situations and they would be considered below average with an advantage. Thus far, they have had 2.8 power play opportunities per game this season and this would be considered below average, it may improve though. This means that they score on 21.98% of their shots on the power play.

They take 34.1 shots per game regardless of situation and they are average in their shot quality.

New York Rangers Team Defense Preview

They give up 2.0 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them among the best in the NHL. Opponents shoot 0.5 shots per game in power play situations per game against them and this is a sign of strength. Opponents force New York Rangers into 2.8 penalty kill situations per game and they have kept penalties down relative to the rest of the NHL. They have a penalty kill rate of 82.3%, which is average.

Opponents take 30.8 shots per game regardless of situation. They are doing an above average job denying shot attempts in volume and their opponents are not getting the best shot quality.

New York Rangers Team Offense Preview




They score 2.3 goals per game in even strength situations. They have a below average offense by NHL standards. They score 0.7 goals per game in power play situations. They are average in power play situations, nothing special here. Thus far, they have had 2.7 power play opportunities per game this season and this would be considered below average, it may improve though. This means that they score on 25.23% of their shots on the power play, which makes them a good team with the advantage on the ice.

They take 29.2 shots per game regardless of situation. They are not getting enough shot attempts as they would probably like and they are average in their shot quality.

The Carolina Hurricanes Roster

The Players to Watch for Carolina Hurricanes

Jaccob Slavin D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 35.0 this season, this puts him among the best in the NHL. He has scored 4 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 38 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 42 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 2.4% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Brady Skjei D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 22.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 9 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 30 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 39 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 4.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Brett Pesce D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 5.0 this season. He has scored 7 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 21 assists this season. This puts him at 28 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 4.7% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.





The New York Rangers Roster

The Players to Watch for New York Rangers

Adam Fox D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 18.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 11 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 63 assists this season, he is among the best in the NHL at setting up teammates. This puts him at 74 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the division. He makes 7.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Jacob Trouba D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 25.0 this season, his team is better with him on the ice. He has scored 11 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 28 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 39 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 5.4% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

K’Andre Miller D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 23.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 7 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 13 assists this season. This puts him at 20 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 6.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Carolina Hurricanes vs. New York Rangers Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Carolina Hurricanes 3 New York Rangers 2

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