Arizona brings road win streak into matchup with New York

Arizona Coyotes (4-6-1, fifth in the Central Division) vs. New York Islanders (9-5-0, second in the Metropolitan Division)

Elmont, New York; Thursday, 7:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Arizona Coyotes will try to keep a three-game road win streak alive when they visit the New York Islanders.

New York has gone 5-2-0 at home and 9-5-0 overall. The Islanders have a 3-1-0 record in games they score one or more power-play goals.

Arizona has a 4-6-1 record overall and a 4-4-0 record in road games. The Coyotes have a -14 scoring differential, with 31 total goals scored and 45 allowed.

Thursday's game is the third meeting between these teams this season. The Islanders won the previous meeting 4-0.

TOP PERFORMERS: Mathew Barzal has 15 assists for the Islanders. Brock Nelson has six goals and five assists over the last 10 games.

Nick Ritchie has six goals and two assists for the Coyotes. Clayton Keller has three goals and nine assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Islanders: 7-3-0, averaging 3.5 goals, 5.2 assists, 3.2 penalties and 7.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game.

Coyotes: 5-4-1, averaging three goals, 5.3 assists, 4.9 penalties and 10.4 penalty minutes while giving up 3.3 goals per game.

INJURIES: Islanders: None listed.

Coyotes: Nick Schmaltz: out (upper-body), Andrew Ladd: out (undisclosed), Jakob Chychrun: out (wrist).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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