Free NHL Hockey Predictions 1/14/16 Tonight
New York Rangers vs New York Islanders
7:00 PM ET, Thursday, January 14, 2016
Money Line Odds: Islanders -110 / Rangers +100
Game Total: 5.5
NHL Starting Goalies Tonight 1/14/16
- New York Rangers -> Henrik Lundqvist
Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist was outstanding Monday night, turning away 32 shots in the New York Rangers’ 2-1 victory over the visiting Boston Bruins. Lundqvist improved his record to 19-11-4. He has a goals-against average of 2.49 and a save percentage of .920.
The King vs the Islanders in his career he has gone 29-21 with a 2.20 goals against average. This year he faced the Isles once and lost 2-1 in shootout.
- New York Islanders -> Jaroslav Halak
Jaroslav Halak allowed four goals on 31 shots in Saturday’s 4-0 loss to Philadelphia. Halak has dropped both his starts since he’s returned from an upper-body injury. The 30-year-old has 10-8-3 record with a 2.22 goals-against-average and a .920 save percentage.
Halak supports a 2.52 goals against average in his career vs the Rangers
New York Rangers Preview
The Rangers currently rank 5th overall in scoring, putting up 2.9 goals per game and 12th in power play conversions, converting on 18.8% of their chances.
On defense the Rangers rank 14th in goals allowed, giving up 2.6 goals per game, and 16th in the penalty killing department at 80.3%.
New York Islanders Preview
The Isles rank 10th overall in scoring 2.7 goals per game and 21st in power play conversions 17.5%, while on defense they are 12th in goals allowed 2.5 goals per game and 2nd in the penalty killing department, 87%
Thomas Greiss is now 13-9 with a 2.32 goals against average. If he happens to get the start in this game, Greiss is 6-5 with a 2.32 goals against average at home and 0-1 with a 4.10 goals against average in two games vs the Rangers in his career.
New York Rangers vs New York Islanders Prediction 1/14/16
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