The New York Islanders are back again on Barclays ice for the 2nd to previous time this season as they just take on the Minnesota Wild. This is the previous week to get your Barclays take care of in for what may be the remaining time ever as their previous recreation is Saturday against the Edmonton Oilers. Soon after that, all of the remaining games will be at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum this yr.
The Islanders are in their 2nd of a back again-to-back again that saw them storm back again against the Colorado Avalanche and seize two factors in extra time. The division is nevertheless extremely shut and the Islanders want individuals R.O.W. victories wherever they can get them. They are now a few factors up on the Washington Capitals with a recreation in hand.
Minnesota meanwhile is 5-3-2 in their previous 10 and presently hold the best wild card place in the west, but just lost captain Mikko Koivu for the season. They are presently striving to hold off the Vancouver Canucks and St. Louis Blues who each individual have 57 factors. St. Louis has been torrid warm as of late when Vancouver is 5-3-2 in their previous 10 just like Minnesota.
Thomas Greiss will get started in this a person soon after Robin Lehner went yesterday. Lehner had a poor recreation statistically yesterday, but a person of individuals targets came off of the foot of a person of his personal defensemen when a different came in four on four play. Greiss now qualified prospects Lehner in dSv%, large danger preserve share, and G.S.A.A. in 5-on-5 play when also foremost in dSv%, medium danger preserve share, large danger preserve share, and G.S.A.A. in general play in accordance to Corsica.
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