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New York looks to keep win streak going, hosts Philadelphia

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In a matchup set to take place in Elmont, New York, on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EST, the New York Islanders, with an 8-6-5 record overall and a 3-1-2 record in Metropolitan Division games, will be hosting the Philadelphia Flyers, who currently stand at 10-9-1 overall and 3-3-0 against the Metropolitan Division. According to the FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE, the Islanders are favored at -161, while the Flyers are at +133, with an over/under set at 6.

The Islanders are riding a three-game winning streak into this contest, showcasing their recent form. Interestingly, the team holds a 3-1-4 record when they accumulate more penalty minutes than their opponents, highlighting their ability to stay competitive even when facing adversity.

On the other side, the Flyers have struggled in close games, posting a 1-4-1 record in games decided by a single goal. This suggests that they might need to work on their ability to close out tight contests.

This matchup marks the second meeting between these two teams this season, with the Islanders securing a 3-2 victory in their previous encounter.

Notable performers for the Islanders include Noah Dobson, who has contributed six goals and 10 assists, and Brock Nelson, with five goals and four assists in their last ten games. Meanwhile, for the Flyers, Travis Konecny has been a standout player with 11 goals and four assists, and Owen Tippett has posted five goals and three assists over the same ten-game period.

Looking at their recent performance, the Islanders have gone 3-4-3 in their last ten games, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.6 assists, 3.6 penalties, and 7.2 penalty minutes per game while allowing an average of 3.4 goals.

In contrast, the Flyers have been on a better run, going 6-4-0 in their last ten games, with an average of 3.1 goals, 4.8 assists, five penalties, and 13.1 penalty minutes per game, conceding an average of 2.5 goals.

Both teams have players dealing with injuries. For the Islanders, Matt Martin is listed as day-to-day with an upper-body injury, and Julien Gauthier is also day-to-day due to illness. On the Flyers’ side, Ryan Ellis is out with a lower-body injury, and Rasmus Ristolainen is also sidelined due to a lower-body issue.

This game analysis has been provided by The Big Big News, utilizing technology from Data Skrive and data sourced from Sportradar.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about NHL matchup

Q: What is the date and time of the NHL matchup between the New York Islanders and the Philadelphia Flyers?

A: The game is scheduled to take place on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EST.

Q: Where will the game be held?

A: The game will be hosted in Elmont, New York.

Q: What are the current records of the New York Islanders and the Philadelphia Flyers?

A: The New York Islanders have an overall record of 8-6-5, while the Philadelphia Flyers hold a record of 10-9-1.

Q: Who is the favorite according to the FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE?

A: The Islanders are favored at -161, with the Flyers at +133, according to the FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE.

Q: How have the Islanders been performing recently?

A: The Islanders are coming into this game on a three-game winning streak, and they have a 3-1-2 record in Metropolitan Division games.

Q: What is the Flyers’ track record in close games?

A: The Flyers have struggled in games decided by one goal, with a 1-4-1 record in such contests.

Q: Have these teams faced each other before this season?

A: Yes, this is the second time these teams are matching up this season. The Islanders won the previous meeting 3-2.

Q: Who are the top performers for both teams?

A: For the Islanders, Noah Dobson and Brock Nelson have been standout players. Dobson has scored six goals with 10 assists, while Nelson has five goals and four assists in their last ten games. For the Flyers, Travis Konecny and Owen Tippett have been impressive. Konecny has 11 goals and four assists, and Tippett has scored five goals with three assists over the last ten games.

Q: What are the recent performance statistics for both teams?

A: In their last ten games, the Islanders have gone 3-4-3, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.6 assists, 3.6 penalties, and 7.2 penalty minutes per game, while allowing an average of 3.4 goals. The Flyers, on the other hand, have gone 6-4-0, with an average of 3.1 goals, 4.8 assists, five penalties, and 13.1 penalty minutes per game, conceding an average of 2.5 goals.

Q: Are there any injuries affecting either team’s lineup?

A: Yes, there are injury concerns for both teams. For the Islanders, Matt Martin is day-to-day with an upper-body injury, and Julien Gauthier is also day-to-day due to illness. The Flyers have Ryan Ellis out with a lower-body injury, and Rasmus Ristolainen is sidelined due to a lower-body issue.

Q: Who provided this game analysis?

A: This game analysis has been created by The Big Big News, utilizing technology from Data Skrive and data sourced from Sportradar.

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10 comments

FlyersFan4Life November 25, 2023 - 11:55 am

Tough for Flyers in close games, gotta work on that!

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GrammarNazi November 25, 2023 - 1:19 pm

Good info, but fix the grammar, missing commas and stuff, looks unprofesh.

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StatsGuru November 25, 2023 - 1:45 pm

Interesting stats on recent performance, Flyers’ penalty minutes high!

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InfoGeek November 25, 2023 - 10:14 pm

Links could be more specific, where’s the link to The Big Big News?

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InjuryWatch November 25, 2023 - 10:35 pm

Injuries r a concern, hope Ellis and Ristolainen get back soon, Flyers need ’em!

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SportsJunkie22 November 25, 2023 - 10:59 pm

Thx 4 the deets, gonna bet on Isles, hope dey keep the streak alive!

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PredictionTime November 26, 2023 - 3:20 am

My bet is on Islanders with those stats, Flyers need a comeback!

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HockeyFan123 November 26, 2023 - 6:12 am

Game sounds gr8, Isles look strong, Flyers strugglin’ in close ones, need 2 watch out 4 injuries tho!

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TimezoneConfusion November 26, 2023 - 6:23 am

What time zone is EST? Need clarity on game time.

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IslandLife November 26, 2023 - 6:49 am

Let’s go Isles, keep it up, Nelson and Dobson rockin’ it!

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