After dropping two of their first three games, the Boston Bruins head on the road for the first time this season to face the Carolina Hurricanes at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday night at RBC Center (TV/Radio: NESN/98.5 The Sports Hub).
Boston (1-2-0) is coming off a closely contested 1-0 loss to the Colorado Avalanche on Columbus Day at TD Garden, in which goaltender Tuukka Rask got his first start of the season and made 35 saves. Milan Hejduk scored the game's only goal for Colorado, assisted by Jan Hejda and Matt Duchene, at 7:57 in the third period.
The Bruins are currently tied for last place in the Northeast Division with two points. Brad Marchand and Tyler Seguin are tied with three points to lead the Bruins, with Marchand totaling one goal and two assists and Seguin totaling three assists.
Carolina (0-2-1) is still winless on the season after a 4-2 loss against the New Jersey Devils on Monday. Alexei Ponikarovsky and Chad LaRose scored the only goals for the Hurricanes in the second period. Cam Ward had 22 saves on 25 shots in the loss for Carolina.
Jeff Skinner leads the Hurricanes with five points (one goal, four assists) and ex-Bruins defenseman Tomas Kaberle has not registered a single point in three games played this season.