Islanders host the Avalanche following Nelson's 2-goal game

Colorado Avalanche (4-3-1, third in the Central Division) vs. New York Islanders (4-4-0, fifth in the Metropolitan Division)

Elmont, New York; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Avalanche -131, Islanders +111; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Islanders host the Colorado Avalanche after Brock Nelson scored two goals in the Islanders' 6-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes.

New York had a 37-35-10 record overall and a 20-16-5 record at home last season. The Islanders had a -1 goal differential last season, scoring 230 goals while giving up 231.

Colorado had a 56-19-7 record overall and a 33-15-3 record on the road last season. The Avalanche committed 309 total penalties last season, averaging 3.8 per game and serving 9.0 penalty minutes per game.

INJURIES: Islanders: None listed.

Avalanche: Valeri Nichushkin: day to day (lower body), Darren Helm: out (undisclosed), Gabriel Landeskog: out (knee).

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