New York Islanders vs Toronto Maple Leafs Prediction, 4/17/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Islanders vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Date: Sunday, April 17, 2022
Location: Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON
The Toronto Maple Leafs (48-20-6) will try to beat the New York Islanders (35-30-9) at Scotiabank Arena on Sunday.
The New York Islanders will head into their next game feeling good after earning a 3-0 victory over the Canadiens in their last game. New York compiled 9 penalty minutes in this game. The Islanders offense showed they have some room for improvement in the victory. They also had 1 chance with extra men on the ice but didn't net one. In the outing, they converted 3 of the 20 shots they attempted.
In terms of their scoring, the New York Islanders have notched 204 goals (25th in the league) for the year and have allowed 200. For the season, they have racked up 79 points and their points percentage is sitting at .534. New York has 189 power play chances and they have notched 36 goals out of those attempts, giving them a rate of 19.05%. While playing at even strength, the Islanders let the opposition score 172 goals while earning 168 as an offensive unit. New York has taken 2,146 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 9.5%. The Islanders have had 2,404 shots tried against them and hold a save percentage of .917. New York Islanders opponents have amassed 188 power play opportunities (32nd in the NHL) and have notched 28 goals in those attempts.
The man in goal for this game is Semyon Varlamov. Opponents have notched 1,402 goals versus Varlamov in his NHL career and his average for goals against per game is 2.64. Varlamov has taken the ice for 557 contests over the course of his pro hockey career. His save percentage is at .916 in his 31,899 minutes between the pipes. He has compiled a record of 260-209-62 and he started in 531 games. Over the course of his career, Varlamov is sitting with 301 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .567. Varlamov has seen 16,741 shot attempts taken against him and has recorded 15,339 saves.
When they were on the ice last, Toronto opposed the Capitals in a game where the Maple Leafs notched a win by a tally of 7-3. They had 5 attempts on the power play in this matchup but weren't able to finish one of them with a goal. The Maple Leafs recorded 7 goals out of the 32 shots on goal they tried.
For the season, the Toronto Maple Leafs have 284 goals, 102 points, as well as a points percentage of .689. They have granted a total of 228 goals to be scored by of a combination of 192 goals at even strength and 36 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Maple Leafs have earned 226 goals at even strength and 58 goals (2nd in the league) while having more men on the ice. They have earned 207 power play chances and they have earned a power play percentage of 28.02%. Toronto has put up 2,562 shots (7th in the NHL) and has accumulated a shooting percentage of 11.09%, while allowing the other team 2,260 shots. They have a penalty kill rate of 83.18% on the other teams 214 power play opportunities, and their save percentage sits at 89.9%.
On the other side of the ice you will find Jack Campbell in the crease. He has tallied 3,382 stops out of the 3,695 shots tried, giving him a percentage of .915. Campbell is the owner of a lifetime mark of 68-39-13 and has participated in 131 games. He has been a starter 121 games and his ice time sits at 7,344 minutes. Campbell's percentage of quality starts comes out to 54.5% and he has 66 quality starting assignments in his professional career. Teams are averaging 2.56 goals per contest and he has surrendered 313 goals in total.
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