RALEIGH, NS – Petr Mrazek Every day for the Carolina Hurricanes entering Game 3 of the Eastern Conference in the second round against the New York Islanders at PNC Arena on Wednesday (7:00 pm ET; NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVAS).
"This is really good news is," said the coach of the Hurricanes Brindamor Monday.
Brind & # 39; Amour did not say Mrázek status of 3 games in the last statement that he every day.
The goalkeeper was injured lower body during the second period of a 2-1 victory in Game 2 at Barclays Center on Sunday. He was replaced by curtis McElhinney at 6:27 of the second with the Islanders leading 1-0. McElhinney made 17 saves and was credited with the victory to give Carolina a 2-0 lead in the series with 7.
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It was the first game McElhinney, as he made 28 saves in the regular season Carolina, 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on April 6 Mrazek played 40 regular season games, McElhinney 33.
"Even this year, we did it, he did not have a lot of work to be sharp," said Brind & # 39; Amour. "It's kind of been his role all his car & # 39; EASURES, going long stretches without getting there. It looked great (Sunday) with the presence of zero-time practice and no games, as 20 days. It's about, and that is what we got in it. "
Goalkeeper Alex Nedelzhkavik was recalled on an emergency basis with Charlotte of the American Hockey League on Monday.
Mrazek, who made nine saves before he was injured, was bending his left leg in a few minutes after it makes a save against the Islanders ahead Leo Komarov at 2:07. On the next television timeout, he rode on a bench and went to the locker room, banging a stick against the boards.
"I think Peter is injured before the game last a little out there, so we kind of knew that there was something," said Brind & # 39; Amour Sunday. "When he came to the bench, it was obvious that he was depressed. He definitely wanted to be part of it. Let's hope it's not too serious & # 39; ozna ".
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Mrazek made 31 saves in a 1-0 overtime victory in Game 1, and extended his personal shutout of up to 135: 04 dating game 7 of the first round against the Washington Capitals before letting targets for the island center Matthew Barzan at 13:17 the first Sunday of the period.
Shutout streak was the second longest in the history of hurricanes / Hartford Whalers during the Stanley Cup playoffs. Kevin Weekes went 143: 55 without allowing goals in the 2002 playoffs.
hurricanes defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk this with the upper body injury that occurred during his first shift in Game 2 when he was tested for the islanders ahead Cal ClutterbuckAnd then will be evaluated Tuesday. forward Saku Maenalanen (Upper body) will not play again in the second round, but he was able to come back later in the playoffs, when Carolina advances.
«(Maenalanen) will more probably," said Brind & # 39; Amour. "You will not see it in this series."
forward Andrew Svechnikov (Concussion) and Micheal Ferland (Upper body) will practice on Tuesday. Every Monday rolled around i remain from day to day.
forward Jordan Martinuk (Lower Body) did not skate as well as day-to-day.
"It's not just recently," said Brind & # 39; Amour Martinook injury. "This is something that was nagging him for a long time. He will need a lot of time to heal. These few days will be good for him. "