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Down 2-0, ‘Canes seek special-teams spark against Boston

Down 2-0, ‘Canes seek special-teams spark against Boston

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — It doesn’t matter which team goes on a power play. The Carolina Hurricanes rarely seem to wind up with the advantage. Of all the teams that made it out of the first round of the playoffs, the Hurricanes have been the league’s worst —when they’re up a man or when they’re down one. They are scoring on just 11% of their power plays in this postseason while killing less than 70% of their penalties. “The special teams haven’t been great, obviously,” defenseman Justin Faulk said Monday, “and that’s easy to see.” They provide a sharp […]

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