New York visits Minnesota after shutout victory
New York Islanders (5-2-2, sixth in the Metropolitan) vs. Minnesota Wild (7-3-0, third in the Central)
St. Paul, Minnesota; Sunday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Wild -126, Islanders +105; over/under is 5.5
BOTTOM LINE: New York visits Minnesota after the Islanders shut out Winnipeg 2-0. Ilya Sorokin earned the victory in the net for New York after recording 24 saves.
Minnesota finished 35-16-5 overall with a 21-5-2 record at home in the 2020-21 season. The Wild were called for 203 penalties last season averaging 3.6 penalties and 8.9 penalty minutes per game.
New York finished 32-17-7 overall with a 11-13-4 record on the road during the 2020-21 season. Goalies for the Islanders allowed 2.1 goals on 28.3 shots per game last season.
The teams face off Sunday for the first time this season.
INJURIES: Wild: Rem Pitlick: out (covid-19), Mats Zuccarello: out (covid-19).
Islanders: None listed.