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New York Islanders vs. New Jersey Devils NHL Prediction, Pick, and Preview 4/3/2022

The New York Islanders takes on the New Jersey Devils on 4/3/2022 at 03:05 PM.

New York Islanders and New Jersey Devils face off today. The New York Islanders has a record of 31.0-27.0 this season. The New Jersey Devils is 24.0-38.0 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

New York Islanders Team Defense Preview




They give up 2.1 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 83.83%, 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 20.0% 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.

New Jersey Devils Team Defense Preview

They give up 3.0 goals per game in even strength situations, they are below average on the defensive end. Opponents shoot 0.5 shots per game in power play situations per game against them and this is a sign of strength. Opponents force New Jersey Devils into 2.6 penalty kill situations per game, which puts them among the best in the NHL. They have a penalty kill rate of 81.25%, which is average.

Opponents take 31.4 shots per game regardless of situation. They are doing an above average job denying shot attempts in volume and they are among the worst in the NHL at goaltending right now.

New Jersey Devils Team Offense Preview




They score 2.5 goals per game in even strength situations. This is an average NHL offense. 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 2.8 power play opportunities per game this season and this would be considered below average, it may improve though. This means that they score on 17.8% of their shots on the power play, they would be considered mediocre in these situations.

They take 31.9 shots per game regardless of situation 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 11.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. 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 19.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 3 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 24 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 3.6% 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 New Jersey Devils Roster

The Players to Watch for New Jersey Devils

Damon Severson D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -21.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. 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 7.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Jonas Siegenthaler D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -6.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 13 assists this season. This puts him at 14 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 1.1% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Ryan Graves D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -12.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. 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 6.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

New York Islanders vs. New Jersey Devils Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: New York Islanders 3 New Jersey Devils 2

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