New York Islanders at Washington Capitals 3/15/22 - NHL Picks & Predictions

By: Tony G |

Last Updated: 03/14/2022 at 11:11 PM ET

Washington will face off against the New York Islanders on Tuesday in Washington DC for a puck drop time at 7 PM Eastern. This game will be available on ESPN plus. The New York islanders come into this game with a record on the season of 24–24–8, and have won four out of the last five games coming again St. Louis, Columbus, Winnipeg, and Anaheim. The only defeat for New York came against Colorado by the score of 5–4.

Washington comes into this game with a record on the season of 32 – 18– 10, and have one for the last five games coming again Seattle, Calgary, Carolina, and most recently on the road against Vancouver. The only loss for Washington came on the road against Edmonton by the score of 4–3.

Alexander Ovechkin is the team leader for Washington and points with 72, Ovechkin also has 36 goals on the season, 10 coming on the power play on 259 shots on goal. John Carlson is the team leader for Washington in assists with 39, 13 of those coming on the power play.

Matthew Barzal is the team leader for New York in points with 38, and the team leader in assists with 26, nine of those coming on the power play. Brock Nelson is the team leader for New York and goals with 23, six of those goals came on the power play on 114 shots on goal this season.

As a team, Washington is averaging 3.25 goals on the season while New York is only averaging 2.70. On defense, Washington is allowing 2.71 goals per game which is the exact same as New York. Alexander Ovechkin is chasing down history and Wayne Gretzkys goal record but she should get at least one in this match up in a victory. Final Score Prediction: Washington win 6–2.

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