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Detroit Red Wings vs New York Islanders, January 25th 2016
NHL Starting Goalies
- Detroit Red Wings -> Petr Mrazek
Petr Mrazek stopped all 19 shots in Friday’s 3-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres. The 23-year-old has six wins in his last eight contests. He’s allowed two goals or less in six consecutive games. Mrazek has a 17-9-4 record with a 2.03 goals-against-average and a .932 save percentage this season.
Mrazek is 11-4 with a 1.88 goals against average on the road, while vs the Islanders he is 1-2 with a 3.09 goals against average in his career.
- New York Islanders -> Jaroslav Halak
Jaroslav Halak stopped 28 of 30 shots in Friday’s 5-2 win over the Ottawa Senators. Halak is now 2-0-1 in his last three decisions. The Islanders goalie has allowed two goals or less in each of those games. The 30-year-old has a 12-8-4 record with a 2.11 goals-against-average and a .925 save percentage this season.
Halak is 8-5 with a 2.09 goals against average at home, while vs the Red Wings in his career he’s 6-5 with a 3.29 goals against average.
Red Wings vs Islanders Preview
Datsyuk and Zetterberg’s career’s may become to an end. The offense has been an issue for the Red Wings this year, however that have scored three goals in each of their last two games after scoring a total of 12 goals in their previous seven games.
Detroit currently ranks 22nd overall in scoring, potting just 2.4 goals per game, while converting on 17.1% of their power play chances, which ranks 23rd overall in the league.
At the defensive end of the ice, Detroit has pretty decent ranking 11th in goals allowed, giving up 2.5 goals per game and 17th in penalty kill, allowing teams to convert on 19.4% of their power play chances.
Money Line Odds
- Detroit: (+120)
- Islanders: (-140)
Game Total Odds
- Over 5: (-140)
- Under 5: (+120)
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