The Pittsburgh Penguins will hit the road to take on the Carolina Hurricanes, facing once again a team who has replaced their head coach. So far on the season, the Hurricanes are struggling but hope to turn things around under new head coach Kirk Muller. The Penguins picked up a win against the Washington Capitals on Thursday. who also replaced their head coach after firing Bruce Boudreau.
The Hurricanes so far under Muller are 0-2-0 and the Penguins will look to keep him winless with their trip to the RBC Center in Raleigh. The Penguins will take advantage and look to continue to score goals, averaging three goals per game on the season. The Pens defense will look to bring their second ranked penalty kill unit and play tough defense to make it two wins in a row over new head coaches.