Dallas Stars at New York Islanders 3/19/22 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Last Updated: 03/18/2022 at 11:05 PM ET

Dallas Stars at New York Islanders 3/19/22 - NHL Picks & Predictions

The Dallas Stars continuing East Coast road trip Saturday afternoon as they visit Elmont, NY to take on the New York Islanders. Dallas comes into Saturday 33-23-2 of the year following a 4-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens to end a three game skid. Goalie Jake Oettinger struggled in the net for Dallas posting a .903 save percentage after allowing three goals on 31 shots in just under 65 minutes on the ice but held on long enough to secure the overtime win.

John Klingberg was the offensive leader for Dallas scoring two goals to go along with one assist in just over 29 minutes on the ice. Jamei Benn added one goal and two assists, while Radek Faksa chipped in the other goal for Dallas to round out the scoring.

The New York Islanders will go back home on Saturday after winning four of the last five games played including a 2-1 win over the New York Rangers last game out. Ilya Sorokin carried the Islanders to the win posting a .967 save percentage after stopping 29 of 30 goals against. Anders Lee and Kyle Palmieri led the way for the Islanders offense punching in one goal each.

Offensively this season New York has been a mediocre team averaging 2.69 goals per game on 29.5 shots as a team. Matthew Barzal is the offensive leader for New York with 39 points on the year to go along with a team high 27 assists. Brock Nelson leads the team with 24 goals on 120 shots.

Dallas is the better team in this matchup and will look to build up their recent win against Montreal. Take Dallas as they have the much better offense that will overwhelm New York On Saturday. Take Dallas to do enough on the road to get the win. Final Score Prediction, Dallas wins 2-1.

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