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New York Islanders vs. Dallas Stars NHL Prediction, Pick, and Preview 4/5/2022

The New York Islanders takes on the Dallas Stars on 4/5/2022 at 8:35PM.

New York Islanders and Dallas Stars face off today. The New York Islanders has a record of 32.0-27.0 this season. The Dallas Stars is 39.0-26.0 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

New York Islanders Team Defense Preview




They give up 2.2 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them as an above average defensive team in these situations. Opponents shoot 0.4 shots per game in power play situations per game against them, which is among the lowest in the NHL. Opponents force New York Islanders into 2.5 penalty kill situations per game, which puts them among the best in the NHL. They have a penalty kill rate of 84.02%, which is above average.

Opponents take 32.3 shots per game regardless of situation and their opponents are not getting the best shot quality.

New York Islanders Team Offense Preview

They score 2.2 goals per game in even strength situations. They have a below average offense by NHL standards. They score 0.5 goals per game in power play situations and they would be considered below average with an advantage. Thus far, they have had 2.5 power play opportunities per game this season and that places them among the worst at getting power play opportunities. This means that they score on 20.23% of their shots on the power play, they would be considered mediocre in these situations.

They take 29.1 shots per game regardless of situation. They are not getting enough shot attempts as they would probably like and the shots taken are less likely to find the net than most NHL teams.

Dallas Stars Team Defense Preview

They give up 2.3 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them as an above average defensive team in these situations. Opponents shoot 0.6 shots per game in power play situations per game against them, which is among the lowest in the NHL. Opponents force Dallas Stars into 2.8 penalty kill situations per game and they have kept penalties down relative to the rest of the NHL. They have a penalty kill rate of 78.65%, which is below average.

Opponents take 30.9 shots per game regardless of situation. They are doing an above average job denying shot attempts in volume and they are average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

Dallas Stars Team Offense Preview




They score 2.2 goals per game in even strength situations. They have a below average offense by NHL standards. They score 0.7 goals per game in power play situations. They are average in power play situations, nothing special here. Thus far, they have had 3.0 power play opportunities per game this season. This means that they score on 22.06% of their shots on the power play.

They take 30.6 shots per game regardless of situation. They are not getting enough shot attempts as they would probably like and the shots taken are less likely to find the net than most NHL teams.

The New York Islanders Roster

The Players to Watch for New York Islanders

Noah Dobson D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 9.0 this season. He has scored 10 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 28 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 38 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 6.1% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Adam Pelech D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 22.0 this season, his team is better with him on the ice. He has scored 3 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 24 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 27 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 3.5% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Scott Mayfield D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -5.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 3 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 15 assists this season. This puts him at 18 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 3.8% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.





The Dallas Stars Roster

The Players to Watch for Dallas Stars

Ryan Suter D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -3.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 6 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 21 assists this season. This puts him at 27 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 5.8% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Esa Lindell D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 5.0 this season. He has scored 4 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 19 assists this season. This puts him at 23 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 3.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Miro Heiskanen D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 2.0 this season. He has scored 4 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 26 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 30 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 3.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

New York Islanders vs. Dallas Stars Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: New York Islanders 3 Dallas Stars 2

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