NHL Hockey Predictions Tonight 1/12/16
Pittsburgh Penguins vs Carolina Hurricanes
7:00 PM ET, Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Money Line odds: Pittsburgh -130 / Carolina +100
Game Total: 5
NHL Starting Goalies Tonight 1/12/16
- Pittsburgh Penguins -> Marc-Andre Fleury
Despite missing time due to a concussion, Marc-Andre Fleury is continuing to have one of the best seasons of his career. Fleury has a 1.97 GAA and .943 save percentage in four games since returning from a concussion. Overall in 2015-16, he has a 2.24 GAA and .928 save percentage in 29 contests.
Fleury vs the Hurricanes in his career he has gone 13-12 with a 2.73 goals against average
- Carolina Hurricanes -> REFER HERE FOR CONFIRMED GOALTENDER
Pittsburgh Penguins Preview
Pittsburgh have scored just six total goals in their last three games after putting up 10 goals in their previous two games. As a team the Penguins have just four players that have nine or more goals on the year so far.
The Pens have alternated wins and losses in its last eight road games, had another strong special-teams showing in a 3-1 victory in Montreal on Saturday.
Pittsburgh ranks 26th overall scoring at 2.3 goals per game and 12th in power play conversions 18.8%, while on defense they come in at 9th in goals allowed, thanks to MArc-Andre Fleury, 2.4 goals per game and 5th in penalty kill 85.2%
Carolina Hurricanes Preview
Former Penguins, Jordan Staal, scored the game winner last time out on the ice for the Hurricanes with his 11th goal of the year. He has now scored in three straight games.
Staal is facing the Penguins for the 10th time since a June 2012 trade that sent the former No. 2 overall pick to Raleigh to join his older brother, Eric. He scored his first goal against Pittsburgh in a 2-1 road victory Dec. 19, the first of four 2015-16 matchups.
Carolina is 3-0-1 in its last four games on its own ice but needed a 5-2 win March 26 to end a four-game home losing streak against the Penguins.
Pittsburgh Penguins vs Carolina Hurricanes Predictions 1/12/16
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