Flyers face the Islanders on 12-game losing streak
Philadelphia Flyers (13-21-8, eighth in the Metropolitan) vs. New York Islanders (14-14-6, seventh in the Metropolitan)
Elmont; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Islanders -192, Flyers +161; over/under is 5.5
BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia comes into the matchup with New York as losers of 12 in a row.
The Islanders are 8-11-2 against Eastern Conference opponents. New York is last in the NHL averaging 3.8 assists per game. Mathew Barzal leads them with 17 total assists.
The Flyers are 3-8-2 against the rest of their division. Philadelphia is 28th in the Eastern Conference with 30.7 shots per game and is averaging 2.4 goals.
New York defeated Philadelphia 4-3 in the last meeting between these teams on Jan. 18.
TOP PERFORMERS: Brock Nelson leads the Islanders with 13 goals, adding four assists and collecting 17 points. Josh Bailey has seven assists over the last 10 games for New York.
Claude Giroux has 33 total points while scoring 14 goals and totaling 19 assists for the Flyers. Scott Laughton has six assists over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.
LAST 10 GAMES: Islanders: 7-2-1, averaging 2.8 goals, five assists, 2.9 penalties and seven penalty minutes while giving up 1.7 goals per game with a .943 save percentage.
Flyers: 0-8-2, averaging 1.8 goals, 3.3 assists, 3.5 penalties and 8.4 penalty minutes while allowing 3.4 goals per game with an .894 save percentage.
INJURIES: Islanders: Sebastian Aho: out (covid-19).
Flyers: Wade Allison: out (knee), Patrick Brown: out (knee).