■When, where: Tonight, 7, at RBC Center, Raleigh, N.C.
■TV, radio: NESN, WZLX (100.7).
■Goals: Tuomo Ruutu 15, Chad LaRose 11, Brandon Sutter 10, Eric Staal 10.
■Assists: Staal 23, Jussi Jokinen 19, Jamie McBain 14.
■Goaltending: Cam Ward (15-16-6, 3.12 GAA), Justin Peters (0-2-0, 4.58).
■Head to head: This is the third of four meetings. The Hurricanes have won the first two games.
■Miscellany: Staal has seven assists over his last four games . . . Anthony Stewart leads the team with a plus/minus of plus-3, while Staal leads the other way at minus-21.