Hurricanes vs. Bruins Game 1 Prediction: NHL Playoffs Betting Odds

Experience could be a element in this year’s Eastern Conference matchup between the Bruins and Hurricanes. The Bruins are loaded with it, playing 32 post-season games (as a franchise) in the previous three years alone. It is another story in Carolina, where the Hurricanes, before this season, did not qualify for its post-season in nine years. Both of these teams are impressive to this point.
Hurricanes vs Bruins Stanley Cup Betting Analysis This is going to be the third time that the teams will face off at the playoffs because the Hurricanes moved to Raleigh from Hartford in 1997 along with the fifth time they have played against each other at the post-season. The last time they met was back at the 2009 conference semifinals, where the Hurricanes defeated the Bruins in seven games.
Fast forward to the year where the Bruins took two of three games from the Hurricanes during the regular season. Two out of the three games have been decided by one goal (including an overtime game) another, a two-goal game.
Dating back a couple seasons ago, that the Hurricanes are 0-4 in their last four games in Boston, while the home team in this head-to-head show is 7-2 in the last nine matches.
Also, the above has been in drama when these two teams get together going 6-1-1 in the last eight encounters.
Carolina Hurricanes
The Carolina Hurricanes have been an amazing story this post-season, also there are many reasons .
First off, they’ve experienced a great goaltending tandem in Petr Mrazek and Curtis McElhinney. Mrazek started off the play performed well including registering two shutouts before his injury against the Islanders. Afterward, McElhinney comes inposts and articles even better numbers. Head Coach Rod Brind’Amour will have a difficult decision in game one, because Mrazek is currently back practicing with the team. He is the starter.
Defenceman Jaccob Slavin leads the Canes in points with 11 assists, and operates at both ends of the ice. He’s sixth in the NHL with an average ice time of 26:36 and has invested a lot of it paired against opponent’s top lines.
Naturally, Nino Niederreiter just has one goal in 11 games. This later 14 goals and 30 points in 36 games with the team.
Boston Bruins
According to Head Coach Bruce Cassidy, Goaltender Tuukka Rask has been the Bruins”most consistent player during the previous series” and that’s good news for Bruins fans. So far this post-season Rask has emerged in all 13 playoff games, is second in goals against (2.02) and first in save percentage (.938) he’s a front-runner in the Conn Smythe trophy race. In the series clinching game against the Blue Jackets he listed his first playoff shutout since May 8, 2014
Forward Brad Marchand has lasted this post-season where he left out during the regular season. Marchand is coming off his first career 100 point regular season (36 goals, 64 assists) and has 13 points (five goals, eight assists) in 13 playoff games.
The Bruins received some bad news about Charlie McAvoy earlier in the week. The young defenceman has been evaluated a one-game suspension for the reach to the mind of Josh Anderson at Game 6 of the previous show.
Additionally, Captain Zdeno Chara leads the NHL post season with a plus-9 mark. The 42 year old is still a constant factor on the B’s back end.

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