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New York Islanders vs. New York Rangers NHL Prediction, Pick, and Preview 4/1/2022

The New York Islanders takes on the New York Rangers on 4/1/2022 at 7:05PM.

New York Islanders and New York Rangers face off today. The New York Islanders has a record of 30.0-27.0 this season. The New York Rangers is 44.0-19.0 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 83.54%, which is above average.

Opponents take 32.4 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 20.48% of their shots on the power play, they would be considered mediocre in these situations.

They take 29.2 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 York Rangers Team Defense Preview

They give up 2.0 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them among the best in the NHL. Opponents shoot 0.6 shots per game in power play situations per game against them and this is a sign of strength. Opponents force New York Rangers into 2.9 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 80.41%, which is average.

Opponents take 31.6 shots per game regardless of situation. They are doing an above average job denying shot attempts in volume and their opponents are not getting the best shot quality.

New York Rangers 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 2.7 power play opportunities per game this season and this would be considered below average, it may improve though. This means that they score on 27.07% of their shots on the power play, which makes them a good team with the advantage on the ice.

They take 28.9 shots per game regardless of situation placing them in the bottom tier of the NHL and they are average in their shot quality.

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 10.0 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 18.0 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 3.7% 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 York Rangers Roster

The Players to Watch for New York Rangers

Adam Fox D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 8.0 this season. He has scored 10 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 56 assists this season, he is among the best in the NHL at setting up teammates. This puts him at 66 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the NHL. He makes 8.1% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Jacob Trouba D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 20.0 this season, his team is better with him on the ice. He has scored 10 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 23 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 33 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 5.7% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

K’Andre Miller D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 14.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 6 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 9 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 15 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 7.5% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

New York Islanders vs. New York Rangers Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: New York Islanders 1 New York Rangers 2

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