week, Pens Initiative will look at the upcoming week's schedule for the
Pittsburgh Penguins and tell you what to look for in these games. We'll
cover trends, player performances and everything else that may impact
the games ahead.
Game 3: Carolina Hurricanes (1-0-0, 2 Pts as of 10/5/2013)
Tuesday October 8, 2013, 7:00 PM at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, PA
2012-2013 Record vs CAR: 2-1-0
The Carolina Hurricanes are very familiar with the Penguins, and vice versa, as the two franchises have history together dating back to the Hartford Whalers days. Back then, the Pens dealt for their future captain Ron Francis. More recently, center Jordan Staal was dealt to Carolina, where he now plays with his brother, the face of that club.
Eric and Jordan Staal.
Since moving to Raleigh from Hartford, Connecticut, the two teams have traded wins and goals back and forth pretty evenly as well. The Pens edge out the 'Canes with a 29-23-9 in the regula...