Friday NHL preview: Toronto Maple Leafs at Carolina Hurricanes
FACEOFF: 7:30 p.m.
RADIO: Sportsnet 590 The FAN
Teuvo Teravainen, on a line with centre Jordan Staal and winger Sebastian Aho, had five goals, five assists and a plus-5 rating, in four games last week. . . . Leafs defenceman Ron Hainsey returns to Carolina, where he spent 3 1/2 seasons as a top penalty killer before being traded to Pittsburgh at the deadline last year and going on to win the Stanley Cup.
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The Hurricanes lost 6-1 to the Rangers on Wednesday night after winning back-to-back games. . . . Aho was the lone scorer, extending his goal streak to five games. . . . The Canes rank 30th in the NHL on the power play, but middle of the pack on the penalty kill. … Veteran goalie Cam Ward needs two wins for 300.