Game Preview: Detroit Red Wings vs. Carolina Hurricanes 3/28/2024

Game Preview: Detroit Red Wings vs. Carolina Hurricanes 3/28/2024

The Detroit Red Wings will enter the middle of their five-game road trip against the Carolina Hurricanes. The Red Wings are coming off a 4-3 overtime loss to the Capitals on Tuesday, while the Hurricanes are coming off a 4-1 loss to the Penguins on Tuesday.

Detroit Red Wings (36-30-6, 78 Points) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (45-21-7, 97 Points)

When: Thursday, March 28
Time: 7:30 p.m. ET
Where: PNC Arena (Raleigh, NC)
TV: Bally Sport Detroit

Scoring Leaders

Detroit Red Wings

Points: Lucas Raymond – 60
Goals: Dylan Larkin – 28
Assists: Shayne Gostisbehere – 37

Carolina Hurricanes

Points: Sebastian Aho – 80
Goals: Sebastian Aho – 31
Assists: Sebastian Aho – 49

Expected Line Combinations

Detroit Red Wings

David Perron – Dylan Larkin – Lucas Raymond
Alex DeBrincat – J.T. Compher – Patrick Kane
Michael Rasmussen– Andrew Copp – Christian Fischer
Joe Veleno – Austin Czarnik – Robby Fabbri
Ben Chiarot – Moritz Seider
Jeff Petry – Simon Edvinsson
Olli Maatta – Shayne Gostisbehere

Carolina Hurricanes

Jake Guentzel – Sebastian Aho – Seth Jarvis
Andrei Svechnikov – Jordan Staal – Teuvo Teravainen
Jordan Martinook – Evgeny Kuznetsov – Martin Necas
Jesperi Kotkaniemi – Jack Drury – Stefan Noesen
Jaccob Slavin – Brent Burns
Brady Skjei – Brett Pesce
Dmitry Orlov – Jalen Chatfield

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By The Numbers:

League Ranking

Detroit Red Wings

PP%: 23.0 (10)
PK%: 80.4 (14)
GF P/G: 3.38 (8)
GA P/G: 3.33 (25)
Faceoff %: 50.3 (14)

Carolina Hurricanes

PP%: 26.2 (3)
PK%: 85.5 (2)
GF P/G: 3.37 (9)
GA P/G: 2.66 (5)
Faceoff %: 52.4 (7)

Red Wings Player to Watch: Dylan Larkin

Larkin this season has played in 58 games, and he has recorded 57 points on 28 goals and 29 assists. He has 22 points on the power play on ten goals and 12 assists. Larkin is third in points, fifth in assists, and first in goals on the team.

Larkins Line Assignments

Larkin will be on the top line with David Perron and Lucas Raymond. He will also be on the first power play unit with Perron, J.T. Compher, Robby Fabbri, and Shayne Gostisbehere.

Larkin’s career vs. Hurricanes

Larkin in his career against Carolina has played in 27 games and has recorded 23 points on nine goals and 13 assists. In the previous matchup, he had an assist.

Between The Pipes

Detroit: James Reimer (9-7-2, 2.98 GAA)

Reimer last played on Thursday against the Islanders, and he got the win stopping 33 of the 36 shots he faced. In his career against the Hurricanes, he is 6-8-4.

Carolina: Frederik Andersen (10-1-0, 2.05 GAA)/ Pyotr Kochetkov (19-13-4, 2.45 GAA) 

Andersen last played on Sunday against the Maple Leafs, and he got the win stopping 32 of the 33 he faced. In his career against the Red Wings, he is 10-1-1.

Kochetkov last played on Tuesday against the Penguins and took the loss giving up two goals on 20 shots. In his career against Detroit, he is 2-0-0, with one of those wins coming back in December when he stopped 25 of the 26 shots he faced.

Wrap Up

In their last ten games against Carolina, Detroit is 4-6-0, and both teams have scored 21 goals against each other in those ten games. Detroit has lost both matchups against the Hurricanes this season.

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