Carolina Hurricanes vs. New York Rangers: Preview, Predictions and Picks for May 13, 2024

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May 13, 2024 9:10 AM
The Carolina Hurricanes face a crucial Game 5 against the New York Rangers on Monday, May 13, 2024, at 7:00 PM at Madison Square Garden. With the Rangers holding a 3-1 series lead, the Hurricanes must win to stay alive in the East 2nd Round of the NHL playoffs. The Rangers, seeking to close out the series, look to capitalize on their home-ice advantage in front of their energetic crowd.
Carolina Hurricanes
New York Rangers

Carolina Hurricanes Analysis

Going into the highly-anticipated matchup against the New York Rangers, the Carolina Hurricanes' chances of securing a win heavily rely on the health and performance of their star center, Sebastian Aho. With 36 goals, 53 assists, and 89 points on the season, Aho's impressive stats make him a game-changer on the ice. However, his current day-to-day injury status raises concerns about his availability and effectiveness in the upcoming game. If Aho can shake off his injury woes and take to the ice at full strength, the Hurricanes will have a significant advantage over the Rangers. But if he's limited or sidelined, the Hurricanes' offense may struggle to find its rhythm, giving the Rangers an opportunity to capitalize on their misfortune.

New York Rangers Analysis

As the Carolina Hurricanes prepare to take on the New York Rangers, they'll need to find a way to contain the Rangers' star winger Artemi Panarin, who's been a one-man show this season. With 49 goals, 71 assists, and a staggering 120 points, Panarin is the engine that drives the Rangers' offense. Even though he's currently listed as day-to-day with an injury, the Hurricanes' defense will need to be aware of his presence on the ice at all times. If Panarin is able to suit up, the Hurricanes will need to throw everything they've got at him to limit his scoring opportunities, as he's more than capable of taking over a game on his own.

New York Rangers Injuries

  • Filip Chytil (C): Day-To-Day
  • Alex Wennberg (C): Day-To-Day
  • Erik Gustafsson (D): Day-To-Day
  • Jacob Trouba (D): Day-To-Day
  • Ryan Lindgren (D): Day-To-Day

Carolina Hurricanes Injuries

  • Brett Pesce (D): Out
  • Evgeny Kuznetsov (C): Out
  • Tony DeAngelo (D): Day-To-Day
  • Jesper Fast (RW): Out
  • Sebastian Aho (C): Day-To-Day

How to Watch the Carolina Hurricanes vs New York Rangers

The Carolina Hurricanes vs. New York Rangers game will be televised on ESPN and is scheduled for Mon 7:00 PM.

Carolina Hurricanes vs New York Rangers Betting Odds

The New York Rangers are favored to win against the Carolina Hurricanes, currently carrying a -110 moneyline odds, which has shifted slightly from the opening odds of -105. The Over/Under for the matchup is set at 5.5 goals.

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