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Islanders vs. Canadiens [Game #71 Thread]

Bork should score.
Bork should score.
Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

The Islanders complete game number two of a back to back against the Montreal Canadiens. The Islanders lost the first game two to one against the Senators and will be looking to bounce back. Michal Neuvirth (the Noid) is getting the start tonight against Carey Price. Ryan Strome is a healthy scratch tonight as Frans Nielsen makes his triumphant return to the lineup. The team is also checking to see if Matt Donovan has a pulse and if so he will be in for Lubomir Visnovsky.

For the Canadiens, they also lost their last game. That game also came against the Ottawa Senators. It's almost like the Senators all of a sudden decided to be good at hockey (or that Paul MacLean is overrated or that they lucked out by signing the second coming of Tim Thomas for next to nothing). Montreal has an extra night's rest to work with which doesn't necessarily bode well for the Islanders.

Will the NYI prevail or will the Carey Prices get the victory?

7:00 PM E.S.T.
Radio Network Arena Network Radio
CKGM 690 NBC Sports/TVA/CiTV Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum NBC Sports/TVA/CiTV WRHU 88.7
League Value Metric Value League
27th 43.5% Points Percentage 64.3% 9th
21st 17.65% Power Play Percentage 18.30% 14th
17th 81.00% Penalty Kill Percentage 76.56% 29th
23rd 98.65% Combined Special Teams 94.86% 29th
26th -.472 Goals +/- per 60 Minutes (All) .281 12nd
18th 2.6 Goals for per 60 Minutes (All) 3.0 3rd
25th 3.1 Goals against per 60 Minutes (All) 2.7 21th
24th 48.1% Faceoff Percentage (All) 49.2% 17th
9th .301 Penalty +/- per 60 Minutes (All) .548 4th
27th -7.74 Corsi +/- per 60 Minutes (5V5 - Score Adjusted) 8.86 4th
27th -6.34 Fenwick +/- per 60 Minutes (5V5 - Score Adjusted) 8.34 1st
28th -4.47 Shot +/- per 60 Minutes (5V5 - Score Adjusted) 5.75 2nd
13rd 100.29% P.D.O. (5V5 - Unadjusted) 99.67% 20th
14th 7.91% Shooting Percentage (5V5 - Unadjusted) 8.20% 11st
21st 91.87% Save Percentage (5V5 - Unadjusted) 91.22% 25th
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