October 28, 2011; Raleigh, NC, USA; Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (19) is knocked off the puck by Carolina Hurricanes center Brandon Sutter (16) during the 3rd period at the RBC center. The Hurricanes defeated the Blackhawks 3-0. Mandatory Credit: James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

Carolina Hurricanes vs Chicago Blackhawks: Hurricanes Premier

The Chicago Blackhawks and Carolina Hurricanes are unfamiliar foes considering the two teams did not play each other due to last seasons lockout.

The two teams last matchup on Oct. 28, 2011 ended in a 3-0 Hurricanes shutout victory at PNC Arena.

The Hawks will return to PNC Arena to play the Hurricanes on Tuesday night. Here is some basic information to know in this primer on the Hurricanes.

Stanley Cups: 1 (2005-06)

Head Coach: Kirk Muller

Captain: Eric Staal

Starting Goaltender: Cam Ward

Division: Metropolitan

Last Game: 5-3 loss to Phoenix Coyotes at home.

2013 Record: 2-2-2, 6 points with an overtime loss to the Detroit Red Wings and shutout loss to the Los Angeles Kings, both at home.

Leader in Points: Winger Jeff Skinner, 7 points (2G, 5A)

Leader in Goals: Center Nathan Gebre, 3 goals in 6 games

Leader in Assists: Skinner, 5 assists

Leader in Penalty Minutes: Defenseman Jay Harrison, 15

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