Should you bet on Jesperi Kotkaniemi to light the lamp when the Carolina Hurricanes and the Pittsburgh Penguins face off on Saturday at 7:00 PM ET? In the piece below, we analyze all the numbers you need to know before putting any money down.

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Will Jesperi Kotkaniemi score a goal against the Penguins?

Odds to score a goal this game: +320 (Bet $10 to win $32.00 if he scores a goal)

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Kotkaniemi stats and insights

  • Kotkaniemi has scored in six of 16 games this season, but only one goal each time.
  • He has not played against the Penguins yet this season.
  • On the power play he has one goal, plus one assist.
  • He takes 2.3 shots per game, and converts 16.2% of them.

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Penguins defensive stats

  • The Penguins have given up 42 goals in total (2.8 per game), the eighth-fewest allowed in the NHL.
  • So far this season, the Penguins have shut out opponents four times. They are averaging 14.3 hits and 13.6 blocked shots per game.

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Kotkaniemi recent games

Date Opponent Points Goals Assists Time On Ice Home/Away Result
11/15/2023 Flyers 0 0 0 16:18 Home L 3-1
11/11/2023 Lightning 0 0 0 15:27 Away W 4-0
11/10/2023 Panthers 1 1 0 16:04 Away L 5-2
11/7/2023 Sabres 0 0 0 17:00 Home W 3-2 OT
11/4/2023 Islanders 2 1 1 13:07 Away W 4-3 OT
11/2/2023 Rangers 0 0 0 11:03 Away L 2-1
10/30/2023 Flyers 1 0 1 11:35 Away W 3-2
10/27/2023 Sharks 0 0 0 16:26 Home W 3-0
10/26/2023 Kraken 2 1 1 17:14 Home W 3-2 OT
10/24/2023 Lightning 0 0 0 15:02 Away L 3-0

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Hurricanes vs. Penguins game info

  • Game Day: Saturday, November 18, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+, BSSO, and SportsNet PT
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on ESPN+

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