The New York Islanders will welcome the Colorado Avalanche Monday night to Elmont, NY for an inter conference matchup. Colorado comes into Monday riding a two game losing streak after a 4-3 loss to Calgary in overtime. Darcy Kuemper was off his game against Calgary allowing three goals on 15 shots in 21.5 minutes before Pavel Fancouz came on for the final 40 minutes allowing one goal on 22 shots.
Colorado boasts one of the best offenses in the NHL scoring 3.91 goals per game on 35.2 shots. Nazem Kadri Is the offensive leader for Colorado leading the team with 70 points to go along with a team high 48 assist. Gabriel Landeskog leads the team with 30 goals on 139 shots this season.
The New York Islanders will play their third consecutive home game Monday night two games below .500 following a 2-1 win over Saint Louis on Saturday. Ilya Sorokin had one of his best games in recent memory posting a .964 save percentage after allowing only one goal on 28 shots in 60 minutes of ice time.
Offensively this season New York has been a below average team averaging only 2.5 four goals per game on 2.7 three shots. Matthew Barzal leads the New York offense with 37 points this season to go along with a team high 25 assists. Brock Nelson leads the team with twenty goals on 103 shots.