New York
Islanders
Stadium Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
35-23-10 Overall | 11-7-4 METROPOLITAN 6th
TEAM STATSGFGAPOWER PLAY
Islanders192193 17.26%
Schedule
Regular season
Tue  3/3
vs
Canadiens
L2-6
Thu  3/5
@
Senators
L3-4
Sat  3/7
vs
Hurricanes
L / OT2-3
Tue  3/10
@
Canucks
L / SO4-5
Thu  3/12
@
Flames
POSTPONED
Fri  3/13
@
Oilers
POSTPONED
Sun  3/15
@
Penguins
POSTPONED
Tue  3/17
vs
Flames
POSTPONED
Thu  3/19
@
Maple Leafs
POSTPONED
Sat  3/21
@
Devils
POSTPONED
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

Their odds to win it all are 40/1, 2.4% (#15). They are not a good bet to win the championship. Their 0.1% chance is #21 in the league. In simulations, they win the East 0.4% of the time and are not a good value at 20/1, 4.8%. They are projected to finish with 95 points and go over their pre-season futures line of 91.5. Their playoff chances stand at 54% (0.1% to win the division). Their average wins per simulation puts them at #10 in the East.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

Based on money line odds their expected record at this point of the season is 34.4-32.6. At 35-23-9 they are in line with these expectations. Money line backers would be down 86 units. They are not good on puck lines (33-34) for a -189 loss. Their under-over record is 37-26 with 4 pushes. In their next game vs the Canucks they are only winning 34% of the simulations. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their record is better than it should be. Their average goal differential is -0.01 which ranks #19 in the league, but their rank based on points (per game) is #11. This is a relatively better home team than a road team. They are the #11 ranked team in goal differential in home games, vs #21 in road games. They are trending down. Their average goal differential in their past 6 games is -2 (#31 over this stretch).

OFFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

DEFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (Lower # is Better):

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Semyon Varlamov who is projected to be the #14 Goalie the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
12 Bailey, Josh RW6-120010/02/1989No 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
10 Brassard, Derick C6-120209/22/1987No College
15 Clutterbuck, Cal RW5-1121611/18/1987No College
28 Dal Colle, Michael LW6-320406/20/1996No College
8 Dobson, Noah D6-418401/07/2000No College
7 Eberle, Jordan RW5-1118705/15/1990No College
4 Greene, Andy D5-1119010/30/1982No College
1 Greiss, Thomas G6-223201/29/1986No College
34 Hickey, Thomas D6-018302/08/1989No College
32 Johnston, Ross LW6-523502/18/1994No College
21 Koivula, Otto C6-421909/01/1998No College
47 Komarov, Leo RW5-1120901/23/1987No College
14 Kuhnhackl, Tom RW6-219601/21/1992No 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
17 Martin, Matt LW6-322005/08/1989No College
24 Mayfield, Scott D6-522310/14/1992No College
29 Nelson, Brock C6-321210/15/1991No College
44 Pageau, Jean-Gabriel C5-1018011/11/1992No College
6 Pulock, Ryan D6-221710/06/1994No College
25 Toews, Devon D6-119102/21/1994No College
40 Varlamov, Semyon G6-220504/27/1988No College