The Carolina Hurricanes pulled out a 201 win over the New York Islanders on Friday night in overtime and win the series 4-1. They advance to the second round of the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Here’s a look at who the Hurricanes will face in the second round of the postseason.
2023 NHL playoffs: Who will Hurricanes play in second round?
Carolina will face the winner of the series between the New Jersey Devils and New York Rangers. After going up 2-0, New York has lost two in a row to allow the Devils to tie the series. Game 5 of their first round series is Thursday at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.
The Canes faced the Devils four times this season and finished 2-2-0-0 in that series. They scored 12 goals and gave up 13 in the four games. Carolina faced New York four times this season and finished 1-3-0-0 in that span. They scored 9 goals and gave up 15.