Red Wings play the Islanders after Gostisbehere's 2-goal game

New York Islanders (24-20-14, seventh in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Detroit Red Wings (33-20-6, fourth in the Atlantic Division)

Detroit; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Detroit Red Wings host the New York Islanders after Shayne Gostisbehere scored two goals in the Red Wings' 8-3 win over the Washington Capitals.

Detroit has gone 18-8-5 at home and 33-20-6 overall. The Red Wings have allowed 186 goals while scoring 211 for a +25 scoring differential.

New York has a 24-20-14 record overall and an 11-12-5 record on the road. The Islanders have a 7-8-7 record when they commit more penalties than their opponent.

The matchup Thursday is the second meeting between these teams this season. The Red Wings won 4-3 in overtime in the previous meeting. Gostisbehere led the Red Wings with two goals.

TOP PERFORMERS: Lucas Raymond has 17 goals and 34 assists for the Red Wings. Alex DeBrincat has five goals and five assists over the past 10 games.

Mathew Barzal has 17 goals and 44 assists for the Islanders. Brock Nelson has scored four goals with four assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Red Wings: 7-2-1, averaging 3.9 goals, 6.6 assists, 3.1 penalties and 6.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game.

Islanders: 4-3-3, averaging 2.9 goals, 4.6 assists, 3.5 penalties and 7.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game.

INJURIES: Red Wings: Ville Husso: out (lower-body).

Islanders: Hudson Fasching: out (illness), Scott Mayfield: day to day (lower-body), Robert Bortuzzo: out (lower body).


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

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