Carolina Hurricanes: “Go back home and recover” after fifth road playoff loss, evens series at 2/2

The Carolina Hurricanes Stanley Cup Playoffs on the Road: remained winless, losing 4-1 against the New York Rangers Their second round series ended at 2-2 on Tuesday.

Carolina lost all three of its road games at Boston in round 1. They also dropped Games 3 & 4 at Madison Square Garden, losing a 2-0 series lead.

The Hurricanes are like two different playoff teams depending on where they play. Raleigh is 6-0 and have a plus-15 goal difference. This is because their defense has kept opponents to 1.17 goals each game. They're currently at 0-5, with a minus-13 goals differential, and average 4.20 goals against per game.

“We know that at home, we have a fifth game before us. “That's all that we think about,” center Sebastian Aho said. “We want that hockey game to be won and we can move on.”

Carolina's record of futility on the road is historic. The Hurricanes are only the second NHL postseason team, after the 1962 Hurricanes. Toronto Maple Leafs. In NHL history, no Stanley Cup champion has ever lost its first five road playoff matches.

Coach Rod Brind'Amour They were doomed by their team's beginning, he claimed. They gave the Rangers an early power-play on a Seth Jarvis New York's momentum was created by the tripping penalty. At 11:38 in the first, forward Steven Lorentz Rangers defenseman was inflicted with an instigator penality Jacob Trouba, who aimed forward Max Domi You can also check the status of your account. Frank Vatrano On the power play, the defenseman was awarded a point. Defenseman Adam Fox To make it 2-0, he scored a second goal at 2:11 after the fact.

Brind'Amour stated, “To me the start was what did it to us.” “We did it to ourself in the first. We were able to play again but it was too late. It's hard to get back up after you have fallen two.

New York goaltender Igor Shesterkin He saved 30 shots and stopped 72 of the 74 shots he faced during Games 3 and 4.

“I am confident that they will eventually find the back of their net.” Aho stated that perhaps as a forward team, we can be a little more in his eyes and loose pucks out on the field. “Dirty goals. When you get one of these, confidence is gained and you are able to achieve many other goals.

As they failed to score more than one goal in Game 4, Teuvo Teravainen They scored their one goal at 6:33 of the third period. Carolina's power play continued their futility. They failed to convert on 21 of 22 road chances.

Carolina defenseman before the game Ian Cole They downplayed the idea that the team's road woes were weighing heavily on them.

“I don't believe that it is on our minds that we haven’t been able to win in the postseason at home. It's more that we missed some chances in the Boston series. He said that last game, they were in a good spot but also lost the opportunity. “I believe everyone knows that this series must be stopped. We don't want ourselves to be in the same position as Boston. There is a sense that there's urgency and desperation.

But they're there. They have lost a lead of 2-0 series and are now looking at the best-of-three series.

Two of those games, fortunately for the Hurricanes and possibly unfortunately for the Rangers are in Raleigh.

“Go home and regroup,” center Jordan Staal said.

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