Tonight, the Carolina Hurricanes begin a six-game predominantly West Coast road trip with a stopover in the entertainment capital of the world. A bruised and bruised Vegas Golden Knights team await the Hurricanes, but the Knights have seen their fortunes improve since acquiring former Buffalo Sabers captain Jack Eichel.
Vegas enters this game after three straight wins. Not a team to fire. It is with their whole first line on the reserve of the wounded. Vegas as a team is definitely not someone you want to take lightly, as they have the ability to put games out of reach. Specifically to the fortress that is the T-Mobile Arena on the Vegas Strip.
Carolina enters the game after a solid 3-2 win over the St Louis Blues in Raleigh. Carolina will now have the chance to climb to the top of the NHL standings with a victory in Las Vegas and drive a gap between themselves and the Washington Capitals atop the bloodbath that fans may call the Metropolitan Division.
As the Carolina Hurricanes fight for a chance to climb to the top of the NHL, extend their lead in the Metropolitan Division and continue their strong start to the season, a win tonight can do a lot more for Canada. ‘team. Tonight the Carolina Hurricanes can prove themselves to be the best team in the NHL and against one of the best teams in the National Hockey League.