Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders Hockey Prediction 1-31-17
Tonight the Washington Capitals will take on the New York Islanders. Washington comes into this game on a 13-1-2 run. While the Islanders are on a 5-0-1 run in their last 6 games.
Washington Capitals Preview
Last outing Washington took down the New Jersey Devils 5-2. As we here at Pucking Hockey won our 2nd top NHL pick of the week by backing the Capitals. Evgeny Kuznetsov scored twice in the defeat and Burakovsky, Ovechkin and Eller also helped on the scoreboard.
Although this stat may not factor into this match-up use it at your own disposal. Washington is 0-5 playing on three or more days of rest. The Capitals are also 6-1 in their last seven games versus divisional rivals.
New York Islanders Preview
New York fired Jack Capuano and since then they have been playing well, better than most of the season. Their last outing Andrew Ladd and Josh Bailey scored goals while Thomas Greiss collected 21 saves.
Over the posted total is 6-0-1 in the Islanders last seven Tuesday games. And in their last six home games, the over is 5-0-1.
Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders Prediction 1-31-17
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