Toronto Maple Leafs vs New York Islanders Prediction, 11/21/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Toronto Maple Leafs vs New York Islanders
Date: Sunday, November 21, 2021
Location: UBS Arena in Elmont, NY
Ilya Sorokin and the New York Islanders (5-6-2) play the Toronto Maple Leafs (12-5-1) at UBS Arena on Sunday.
The Maple Leafs went home feeling good about their game by earning a 2-1 win against the Rangers in their previous contest. The offensive zone starts for them were rated at 41.8% and they had a PDO of 99.6 for this game. They tallied 36 face-off wins when at even strength and lost on 7 attempts to take control of the puck. Their Fenwick came in at 45 and the Fenwick against was 36, meaning they had a Fenwick rate of 55.6%. The Corsi for the Maple Leafs was 51 and the Corsi against when this game finished was 48 meaning they had a Corsi rate of 51.5%. Toronto recorded 4 minutes in the box in this game. Moreover, they had 1 chance with the advantage and were able to net 1 goal. The Maple Leafs offense left a lot to be desired in the victory. In the outing, they were able to notch a goal on 2 out of the 30 shots they attempted.
The Maple Leafs have had 542 shots attempted against them and have a save percentage of .921. At even strength, the Maple Leafs have allowed the opponent to score 37 goals while getting 35 of their own. Toronto Maple Leafs opponents have tallied 49 power play opportunities (15th in hockey) and have come away with 6 goals in those chances. For the current season, they have tallied 25 points and their points percentage is .694. Toronto has taken 610 shots and has a shooting percentage of 7.9%. In terms of their scoring, the Toronto Maple Leafs have tallied 48 goals (12th in pro hockey) on the year and have conceded 43. Toronto skates onto the rink with 49 power play opportunities and they have notched 13 goals out of those attempts, garnering them a rate of 26.53%.
The man protecting the goal in this game is Jack Campbell. Over the course of his time in hockey, Campbell has tallied 54 quality starts and his quality starts rate is .587. His save percentage is .921 in his 5,637 minutes guarding the cage. Campbell has had 2,801 shots taken against him and has gathered 2,581 total saves. The opposition has notched 220 goals against Campbell in his NHL career and his goals against average per game is 2.34. He has a win-loss mark of 50-33-9 and he started in 92 games. Campbell has been in net for 101 matchups during his hockey career.
The last time they were on the ice, New York faced off against the Panthers in an outing where the Islanders took the loss by a score of 6-1. They had 1 power play opportunity in this game but didn't score a goal. The Islanders had 1 goal of the 28 shots on goal they pursued. They had a PDO of 85 and their percentage of oZS was 61.0%. New York wound up with a 47.8% Corsi rate. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that New York had and it tells us that they didn't have their best game. Their Fenwick rate came in at 42.5% by way of having a Fenwick of 31 and the Panthers having notched a 42 Fenwick at even strength.
New York has taken 393 shots (32nd in hockey) and has a shooting percentage of 7.38%, while allowing the other team 432 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 83.33% on their oppositions 36 tries on the power play, and their save percentage is 91.2%. They have a total of 32 opportunities on the power play and they have accumulated a power play rate of 12.50%. The Islanders have accumulated 25 goals at even strength and 4 goals (32nd in professional hockey) while having a power play advantage. They have allowed 38 goals to be scored by way of 32 goals at even strength and 6 goals while they were shorthanded. For the year, the New York Islanders have accumulated 29 goals, 12 points, in addition to a points percentage of .462.
On the other side of the ice you will find Ilya Sorokin patrolling the crease. Sorokin is the owner of a career record of 18-10-5 and has played in 33 contests. Sorokin's quality start rate sits at 65.6% and he has 21 quality starting assignments in his pro career. He has gathered 836 saves out of the 908 shots attempted against him, which gives him a rate of .921. Opponents are averaging 2.28 goals per game and he has given up 72 goals in total. He has made the start in 32 contests and has played for a total of 1,896 mins.
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