Playoff Series Preview Part 2: Defense

Let's take a look at the defense
Carolina Hurricanes v New York Rangers
Carolina Hurricanes v New York Rangers / Bruce Bennett/GettyImages
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In part two of our playoff series preview, we break down the defensive pairings for the Hurricanes and the Rangers ahead of game 1.  Just as the forwards, the defensive units for both teams are strong and evenly matched.  The Rangers made it out of round 1 unscathed, while the Hurricanes are dealing with some injury concerns on their back end as we approach game 1.