Devils face the Islanders in Metropolitan Division action

March 26, 2023 GMT

New Jersey Devils (46-19-8, second in the Metropolitan Division) vs. New York Islanders (37-28-9, fourth in the Metropolitan Division)

Elmont, New York; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The New Jersey Devils visit the New York Islanders in a matchup within the Metropolitan Division Monday.

New York is 13-6-2 against the Metropolitan Division and 37-28-9 overall. The Islanders have conceded 200 goals while scoring 219 for a +19 scoring differential.

New Jersey is 14-5-2 against the Metropolitan Division and 46-19-8 overall. The Devils are 17-7-4 in games they have fewer penalties than their opponent.

Monday’s game is the third time these teams meet this season. The Devils won 4-1 in the last meeting.

TOP PERFORMERS: Brock Nelson has 32 goals and 35 assists for the Islanders. Zach Parise has five goals and one assist over the past 10 games.

Jack Hughes has scored 40 goals with 46 assists for the Devils. Nico Hischier has three goals and nine assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Islanders: 6-3-1, averaging 3.5 goals, 5.3 assists, three penalties and 6.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game.

Devils: 5-3-2, averaging 2.9 goals, 4.6 assists, 2.9 penalties and 6.9 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game.

INJURIES: Islanders: Mathew Barzal: out (lower body), Sebastian Aho: day to day (upper body), Oliver Wahlstrom: out (lower body).

Devils: Jonathan Bernier: out (hip), Nathan Bastian: day to day (upper body), Curtis Lazar: out (lower body).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.