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Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Carolina Hurricanes NHL Prediction, Pick, and Preview 6/8/2021

The Tampa Bay Lightning takes on the Carolina Hurricanes on 6/8/2021 at 6:30PM.

Tampa Bay and Carolina face off in an playoff game. The Tampa Bay Lightning has a record of 36-17 this season. The Carolina Hurricanes is 36-12 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Tampa Bay Lightning Team Defense Preview

Get up to $1000 and POUND the best Moneyline right now, which is Carolina +110 only at MyBookie.They give up 2.0 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them as an above average defensive team in these situations. Opponents shoot 0.5 shots per game in power play situations per game against them and this is a sign of strength. Opponents force Tampa Bay into 3.3 penalty kill situations per game, which means they may be too aggressive or wrongfully aggressive. They have a penalty kill rate of 84.15%, which is above average.

Opponents take 28.3 shots per game regardless of situation. They are doing an above average job denying shot attempts in volume and they are average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

Tampa Bay Lightning Team Offense Preview

They score 2.4 goals per game in even strength situations. This is an average NHL offense. 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 3.2 power play opportunities per game this season. This means that they score on 22.22% of their shots on the power play.

They take 30.2 shots per game regardless of situation and they are average in their shot quality.

Carolina Hurricanes Team Defense Preview

They give up 1.8 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 Carolina into 3.1 penalty kill situations per game. They have a penalty kill rate of 85.23%, which is above average.

Opponents take 28.2 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.

Carolina Hurricanes Team Offense Preview

Get up to $1000 and POUND the best Moneyline right now, which is Carolina +110 only at MyBookie.They score 2.3 goals per game in even strength situations. This is an average NHL offense. 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 2.9 power play opportunities per game this season. This means that they score on 25.61% of their shots on the power play, which makes them a good team with the advantage on the ice.

They take 32.0 shots per game regardless of situation, they are getting their share of shot attempts and they are average in their shot quality.

The Tampa Bay Roster

The Players to Watch for Tampa Bay

Victor Hedman D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 5.0 this season. He has scored 9 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 36 assists this season, he is among the best in the NHL at setting up teammates. This puts him at 45 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the division. He makes 6.6% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Mikhail Sergachev D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 5.0 this season. He has scored 4 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 26 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 30 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 3.7% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Ryan McDonagh D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 13.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 4 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 8 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 12 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 4.7% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

The Carolina Roster

The Players to Watch for Carolina

Brett Pesce D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 14.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 4 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 21 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 25 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 4.5% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Dougie Hamilton D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 20.0 this season, his team is better with him on the ice. He has scored 10 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 32 assists this season, he is a strong distributor. This puts him at 42 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 5.6% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Jaccob Slavin D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 22.0 this season, this puts him among the best in the NHL. He has scored 3 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 12 assists this season. This puts him at 15 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 3.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Carolina Hurricanes Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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