Tampa Bay Lightning VS New York Islanders
Tonight, the Tampa Bay Lightning take on the New York Islanders at home in Amalie Arena. The game kicks off at 7:00 PM EST / 4:00 PM PST.
Who Will Win?
Tampa Bay Lightning
The Tampa Bay Lightning currently rank second in the Atlantic Division with a record of 34-15-5 and 73 points. Tampa Bay has 196 goals for and 149 goals against for a difference of 47. Currently, the Lightning have won 7 of their last 10 games. Additionally, Tampa Bay currently holds a 5-game winning streak.
New York Islanders
Meanwhile, the New York Islanders have a current record of 31-15-6 and 68 points so far in the season. Also, they have 155 goals for and 142 goals against for a difference of 13. The Islanders have only won 4 of their last 10 games. However, their last 2 games both ended in wins.
So, who will win when the Tampa Bay Lightning face off against the New York Islanders? Statistically, Tampa Bay ranks higher with a better scoring difference and recent games won. They also hold a higher standing record for the season overall, including points so far this season. Although, Tampa Bay initially started off the season as one of the lower performing team’s in the league, they have certainly pulled things together since then. With multiple large game win streaks, a high scoring average, and dominantly winning record so far, the Lightning have by far made an impressive comeback. As of now, Tampa Bay ranks second in the Atlantic Division of the NHL Standings.
Can the New York Islanders bring the Lightning streak to an end, or will Tampa Bay strike them down with a 6th game to add to their winning streak so far?
Stay tuned for the game tonight. Also, don’t forget to vote in today’s poll before the game starts.
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