New York
Islanders
Stadium Barclays Center
42-23-7 Overall | 16-8-1 METROPOLITAN 1st
TEAM STATSGFGAPOWER PLAY
Islanders206173 15.27%
Schedule
Regular season
Fri  3/1
vs
Capitals
L1-3
Sun  3/3
vs
Flyers
L1-4
Tue  3/5
vs
Senators
W / SO5-4
Thu  3/7
@
Senators
W4-2
Sat  3/9
vs
Flyers
L2-5
Mon  3/11
vs
Blue Jackets
W2-0
Thu  3/14
vs
Canadiens
W2-1
Sat  3/16
@
Red Wings
L1-2
Sun  3/17
@
Wild
W / OT3-2
Tue  3/19
vs
Bruins
7:00pm
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

NEXT 6 GAME OUTLOOK: PARTLY CLOUDY

The Islanders next 6 game forecast looks like a mix of 'clouds and sun'. They have 2 likely wins where they are winning >60% of the simulations which translates to being at least a -150 favorite, and just 5 games where they are a clear underdog.

Win%, Opp, and Distance to Road Game (**Indicates Back-to-Back)

MAR 19
CLOSE GAME
52% BOS
--
MAR 21
CLOSE GAME
52% @MON
537 miles
MAR 23
CLOSE GAME
46% @PHI
134 miles
MAR 24**
LIKELY WIN
63% ARI
134 miles
MAR 26
LIKELY LOSS
39% @CLB
770 miles
MAR 28
LIKELY LOSS
35% @WPG
2072 miles
MAR 30
LIKELY WIN
68% BUF
--
APR 1
LIKELY LOSS
37% TOR
--
APR 4
CLOSE GAME
47% @FLA
1720 miles
APR 6
LIKELY LOSS
31% @WAS
328 miles

The most likely scenario over the next 6 games is a record of 3-3 (32% chance). Their chances of winning 5 or more are 8.5%. Their chances of winning their next 6 are 1.4%. At #4 in the conference, they are fighting with the Capitals for positioning. With a -0.76 disadvantage in projected wins over their next 6 games they may find themselves further behind in the conference. They are in a battle with Maple Leafs in the conference. In the short-term, we do predict much of a change in the gap between them and the Maple Leafs. There is only a -0.4 advantage in projected wins over their next 6 games.

The Fatigue Index factors for travel (miles, time zones crossed) and games played. Based on this index the Islanders are the 19th most fatigued team heading into the next game. Over the next few weeks, the Islanders are playing 8 games, traveling 7026 miles crossing 2 time zones. They rank #22 on the Fatigue Index during this time period.

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SEASON-TO-DATE GRADE: A-

At 42-23-7 the Islanders are greatly exceeding their money line projected win total of 35 wins. In the process of beating expectations they have had 21 impressive wins where they were given

Their average goal differential is +0.47 which ranks #5 in the league, which is the same as how they rank in points. This is a relatively better road team than a home team. They are the #6 ranked team in goal differential in road games, vs #9 in home games. They are trending down. Their average goal differential in their past 7 games is +0.29 (#15 over this stretch).

OFFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

DEFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (Lower # is Better):

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LONG TERM OUTLOOK: MIXED BAG (UP OVERALL)

Before the season, the Islanders were projected for 87.7 points (average per simulation), and their projected points has been up and down this season. On 10/25 their projected points was 86.9 before increasing to 102.1 on 3/15. From the start of the season to now their projected point total is up to 101.7. They have a 26.2% chance of winning their division. They have a shot (37%) at getting home ice advantage in the first round. Their chances of getting out of the first round is 31% and their chances of reaching the conference finals is 8.4%. Based on the odds, they have a 6.2% chance of winning the East (15/1) and a 3.2% chance of winning it all (30/1).

Season Strength of Schedule is Relatively Hard

  • Remaining Opponents' Win Percentage Rest of Season: 52% #8 Toughest
  • Season-to-Date Opponents' Win Percentage: 50% #9 Toughest

Islanders' Season Forecast Changes

FANTASY PROFILE

Based on rest of season projections, these are the 6 most valuable fantasy players based on their projected position rank (G, C, LW, RW, D). Overvalued players are rated higher by the market based on ownership% and vice versa.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
12 Bailey, Josh RW6-121210/02/1989No College
13 Barzal, Mathew C6-018705/26/1997No College
18 Beauvillier, Anthony LW5-1118206/08/1997No College
55 Boychuk, Johnny D6-222701/19/1984No College
53 Cizikas, Casey C5-1119502/27/1991No College
15 Clutterbuck, Cal RW5-1121611/18/1987No College
28 Dal Colle, Michael LW6-320406/20/1996No College
7 Eberle, Jordan RW5-1118705/15/1990No College
51 Filppula, Valtteri C6-019603/20/1984No College
1 Greiss, Thomas G6-223201/29/1986No College
4 Hickey, Thomas D6-018302/08/1989No College
32 Johnston, Ross LW6-523502/18/1994No College
47 Komarov, Leo RW5-1120901/23/1987No College
14 Kuhnhackl, Tom LW6-219601/21/1992No College
16 Ladd, Andrew LW6-319212/12/1985No College
2 Leddy, Nick D6-020703/20/1991No College
27 Lee, Anders LW6-323107/03/1990No College
40 Lehner, Robin G6-424007/24/1991No College
17 Martin, Matt LW6-322005/08/1989No College
24 Mayfield, Scott D6-522310/14/1992No College
29 Nelson, Brock C6-321210/15/1991No College
3 Pelech, Adam D6-321808/16/1994No College
6 Pulock, Ryan D6-221710/06/1994No College
21 Sbisa, Luca D6-320401/30/1990No College
44 Seidenberg, Dennis D6-019907/18/1981No College
25 Toews, Devon D6-119102/21/1994No College