Hurricanes (61 points) at Sabres (38 points) -- 7 p.m.
Carolina is 1-0-0 vs. Buffalo this season and has won its past four games against the Sabres.
The Sabres have scored the least goals in the first period (25) in the NHL. The Hurricanes are second to last in the league. (29)
Buffalo lost it's last four games before the Olympic break, getting outscored 18-6.
Cody Hodgson has just one assist in his past five games.
The Hurricanes were 2-3-0 in their last five games before the break.
Eric Staal has one goal in his last five games.
Information courtesy of TSN's Kevin Gibson