New York looks to keep win streak going, hosts Philadelphia

Philadelphia Flyers (10-9-1, fifth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. New York Islanders (8-6-5, fourth in the Metropolitan Division)

Elmont, New York; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Islanders -161, Flyers +133; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Islanders host the Philadelphia Flyers as winners of three games in a row.

New York has an 8-6-5 record overall and a 3-1-2 record in Metropolitan Division games. The Islanders have a 3-1-4 record when they serve more penalty minutes than their opponent.

Philadelphia is 10-9-1 overall and 3-3-0 against the Metropolitan Division. The Flyers have a 1-4-1 record in games decided by one goal.

Saturday’s game is the second time these teams match up this season. The Islanders won the previous meeting 3-2.

TOP PERFORMERS: Noah Dobson has scored six goals with 10 assists for the Islanders. Brock Nelson has five goals and four assists over the past 10 games.

Travis Konecny has 11 goals and four assists for the Flyers. Owen Tippett has scored five goals with three assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Islanders: 3-4-3, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.6 assists, 3.6 penalties and 7.2 penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game.

Flyers: 6-4-0, averaging 3.1 goals, 4.8 assists, five penalties and 13.1 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game.

INJURIES: Islanders: Matt Martin: day to day (upper body), Julien Gauthier: day to day (illness).

Flyers: Ryan Ellis: out (lower body), Rasmus Ristolainen: out (lower-body).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.