Islanders face the Kings in a non-conference matchup
Los Angeles Kings (32-19-8, third in the Pacific Division) vs. New York Islanders (30-24-7, fourth in the Metropolitan Division)
Elmont, New York; Friday, 7:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Islanders -125, Kings +105; over/under is 5.5
BOTTOM LINE: The New York Islanders play the Los Angeles Kings in a non-conference matchup.
New York is 30-24-7 overall and 18-10-3 in home games. The Islanders have conceded 167 goals while scoring 177 for a +10 scoring differential.
Los Angeles is 15-10-6 on the road and 32-19-8 overall. The Kings have a -3 scoring differential, with 195 total goals scored and 198 allowed.
The teams meet Friday for the first time this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Bo Horvat has 35 goals and 26 assists for the Islanders. Noah Dobson has one goal and seven assists over the past 10 games.
Anze Kopitar has 20 goals and 33 assists for the Kings. Adrian Kempe has nine goals and five assists over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Islanders: 6-2-2, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.3 assists, 3.5 penalties and 7.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game.
Kings: 6-2-2, averaging four goals, 6.6 assists, 4.3 penalties and 10.8 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game.
INJURIES: Islanders: Jean-Gabriel Pageau: out (upper-body), Mathew Barzal: out (lower body), Cal Clutterbuck: out (upper body).
Kings: Carl Grundstrom: out (undisclosed), Trevor Moore: day to day (upper-body).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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