Hurricanes Have Been Historically Bad On The Road During Playoffs

The Carolina Hurricanes have started the 2022 playoffs with a 7-0 record at home and a 0-6 record on the road. Regarding their road record, they are the first team in history to do so.

Losing the first six road games is only possible since they had home ice advantage in the first two rounds and will have it in Round 3 if this trend continues and they win Game 7 at home. What is interesting is the Hurricanes were a very good road team during the regular season, finishing with a record of 25-12-4 but have been two completely different teams home and away.

It helps that the Rangers are 1-5 on the road and 6-1 at home to push the highly unlikely stats of the Hurricanes along this postseason. Without starting goaltender Frederik Andersen, who had dominated for most of the regular season, it has been more difficult for the team in front of Antti Raanta to get anything going along with blunders you wouldn't see from their starter.

A reason may be due to the intensity the fans of the Hurricanes bring to every home game countered with the loud buildings they've gone into in TD Garden and Madison Square Garden. Regardless, the Hurricanes must find a way to win on the road since their opponents are becoming tougher and tougher and it's not a recipe for success.

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