What to watch for in tonight's slate of NHL games:
Hurricanes at Sabres, 7:30 p.m. ET
Reigning rookie of the year Jeff Skinner has one goal and four assists in his first four games this season.
Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward has a 1-2-0 record with a 3.35 goals-against average and .885 save percentage in three starts this season.
Tonight’s game will be the Sabres’ first back in North America. They won two games in Helsinki, Finland and Berlin, Germany.
Sabres goalie Ryan Miller is 2-0-0 with an 1.50 goals-against average and .952 save percentage in his first two starts.
Sabres forward Thomas Vanek has two goals and three assists in two games.
Sharks at Ducks, 10 p.m. ET
The Sharks and Ducks split their six meetings last season.
Sharks forward Joe Pavelski had two goals in the team’s season-opening win against the Coyotes. It was his 14th career multi-goal game.
Tonight’s game will be Anaheim’s first back in North America. They split two games in Helsinki, Finland and Stockholm, Sweden.
Reigning Hart Trophy winner Corey Perry had five goals and six assists in six games against the Sharks last season.
The Ducks are 0-for-11 on the power play so far this season.