New Jersey (14-12-5) at Carolina (20-9-2) 7:00 pm EST
RALEIGH, North Carolina (Ticker) - The Carolina Panthers host
the New Jersey Devils on Saturday in a matchup of teams heading
in opposite directions.
Carolina, which has won four of its last five games, improved to
2-0 on its five-game homestand with Thursday's 2-1 triumph over
Columbus. Captain Rod Brind'Amour scored a pair of
second-period goals and Martin Gerber made 25 saves for the
Hurricanes, who improved to 11-4 at home.
Meanwhile, the Devils are not playing nearly as well, having
gone 1-2-3 in their last six contests.
New Jersey is coming off Thursday's 3-2 overtime loss to Atlanta
in which Martin Brodeur made 32 saves but surrendered the
game-winner with five seconds to go in the extra session.