Shesterkin will guard the road goal in Game 1 of the Rangers' second-round series versus the Hurricanes on Wednesday, Mollie Walker of The New York Post reports.

Shesterkin struggled a bit in the first round, going 4-2 with a 3.66 GAA and a .910 save percentage versus the Penguins. The Hurricanes present a tougher challenge, as they averaged 3.38 goals per game in the regular season, ninth-best in the NHL. Shesterkin will need to improve to keep the Rangers competitive in the second round.

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