Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Islanders: Predictions and Odds

How to Watch Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Islanders

Where: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, New York

When: Friday, November 1st at 7:00 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): Tampa Bay TV/Radio: SUN, KFH 97.5. New York TV/Radio: SNY, ESPN NY 1050 AM.

Team Notes

Tampa Bay Lightning snapped a two-game losing streak with their 7-6 OT win over the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday night.

Tampa Bay is tied for fifth in the Atlantic Division through 12 games of the season with 14 points behind six wins and two overtime losses.

Tampa stands at +375 to take the Eastern Conference and +900 to win the Stanley Cup.

New York Islanders

The New York Islanders are on fire as they have won their last seven games with four of those victories coming at home.

The Islanders, tied in third in the Metropolitan Division with Pittsburgh, have two overtime wins and a shootout victory during the streak.

New York Islanders sit at +2000 to win the East and +3500 to win the Stanley Cup.

Goalie Notes

Tampa Bay Lightning: Andrei Vasilevskiy (5-3-0, 3.00 goals allowed)

Vasilevskiy is the clear starter in Tampa Bay with five wins in his first eight starts of the season.

  • Vasilevskiy avoided the 7-6 slugfest win against the Devils on Wednesday as backup Curtis McElhinney allowed all six goals.
  • In his last start, Vasilevskiy allowed three goals to the Rangers but saved 38 shots on the night for a 92.7% save percentage on the night.
  • Vasilevskiy has an overall save percentage of 91% through his first eight starts in goal for Tampa Bay.

New York Islanders: Semyon Varlamov & Thomas Greiss

Varlamov and Greiss are in a true timeshare between the pipes as each goalie has played at least five of the Islanders’ 11 games in October.

  • Varlamov has four wins and two losses through six starts with a 2.53 GAA on the year and a 91.8% save percentage.
  • Greiss has been equally good with four wins in five starts with a 2.18 GAA and 93.1% save percentage on the season.
  • Varlamov has saved all three shootout shots he’s faced this season.

Stats to Watch

Tampa Bay Lightning

Tampa Bay has scored and allowed 42 goals this season for an even goal differential.

  • Center Steven Stamkos leads the Lightning with five goals, seven assists and 12 points on the season.
  • Tampa Bay has scored on just 22.6% of their power play opportunities this season.
  • The Lightning have allowed 12 goals on the power play this season, tied for worst in the NHL with Detroit.

New York Islanders

The New York Islanders have scored 34 goals this season, while allowing just 27 through their first 11 games.

  • Center Brock Nelson has scored four goals and dished out six assists to lead the club with ten points.
  • New York has had the fewest chances on the power play in the East with just 18 opportunities.
  • The Islanders are one of two teams in the Eastern Conference that have allowed under 30 goals this season with Boston being the other.

Last Five Games

Tampa Bay Lightning

  • Tampa Bay has won three of their last five road games, scoring 14 goals in the three victories.
  • After losing on Tuesday to the NY Rangers 4-1, Tampa defeated New Jersey in OT by the score of 7-6.
  • The Lightning have surrendered 13 goals in their last three games.

New York Islanders

  • New York Islanders have won seven straight games with their last loss coming on October 11th against Carolina.
  • Over their first seven home games, New York has five wins and two losses.
  • New York Islanders have scored three or more goals in each of the wins during the seven-game streak.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Islanders – Game Odds

The latest odds for the Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Islanders game are provided by 888Sport NJ, DraftKings Sportsbook, and Unibet NJ.

Good luck!

Money Line

Sportsbook TB Lightning NY Islanders
888Sport NJ -148 +120
DraftKings -148 +120
Unibet NJ -148 +120

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