Photo: flickr Writer: Jimmy Gold
The St. Louis Blues will face off against the New York Islanders in an interleague match-up at Barclays Center. In their latest game, the St. Louis Blues won 3-2 over the Montreal Canadiens. It's possible that Paul Stastny was the best player on the ice for the St. Louis Blues with 2 points. Paul Stastny has been solid this year with 15 total points. It's possible that Jaden Schwartz was the best player on the ice for the St. Louis Blues with 3 points. Jaden Schwartz is in the top five in points for his team this year. Alexander Steen picked up an assist in the overtime period. The New York Islanders have not played since Tuesday.
Thomas Greiss is expected to get the call here. He is 5-4-0 on the year with a 2.47 GAA. He was average in his most recent game, posting a 0.912 save percentage. He has posted a 0.914 save percentage when playing at home.
Jake Allen is expected to get the call here. He is 13-3-3 on the year with a 2.44 GAA. His team gave him a heavy workload in his last game, allowing 2 goals on 30 shots. He has posted a 6 GAA and 0.822 SV% in his last 2 games against the New York Islanders.
Jack Capuano can't be happy with his team's defensive play this season, allowing 32 shots against while generating 29. The New York Islanders are 8-4-4 when playing at home this season. The St. Louis Blues have gone 3-6-1 on the road. The St. Louis Blues have gone 6-4 when playing Eastern-Metropolitan opponents this season. Islanders have gone 3-2 when taking on winning teams.
New York Islanders should have enough firepower to come away with a victory. Take the New York Islanders to prevail in this game.
Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
New York Islanders 119