New Jersey (23-12-3) at Carolina (20-15-5), 7:00 pm EST
RALEIGH, North Carolina (Ticker) — Cam Ward and the Carolina
Hurricanes will seek their fourth consecutive victory when they
face the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday.
Since returning from a groin injury that sidelined him for five
games, Ward has played well in net and the Hurricanes have
The 24-year-old has gone 7-2-1 over that stretch, allowing more
than two goals just twice. Ward has posted a 15-9-3 record with
a 2.46 goals-against average and .914 save percentage on the
He made 17 saves and Justin Williams and defenseman Joni
Pitkanen both had a goal and an assist in Saturday’s 3-2 triumph
over the Tampa Bay Lightning.
The Devils are also starting to heat up, as they are looking for
their third straight win.
Brian Rolston scored 1:43 into overtime, lifting New Jersey to a
4-3 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Sunday. Dainius Zubrus
tallied twice and Jamie Langenbrunner netted the tying goal late
in the third period.