New York takes losing streak into matchup with Pittsburgh

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Monday, February 19, 2024

New York Islanders (22-18-14, fifth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (24-21-7, seventh in the Metropolitan Division)

Pittsburgh; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST

: Penguins -227, Islanders +175

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Islanders are looking to break their three-game skid with a victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Pittsburgh has a 24-21-7 record overall and a 6-4-3 record in Metropolitan Division play. The Penguins have a 5-8-5 record in one-goal games.

New York has a 22-18-14 record overall and a 7-4-5 record in Metropolitan Division play. The Islanders have a 6-8-7 record in games they serve more penalty minutes than their opponents.

The teams play Tuesday for the fourth time this season. The Penguins won the last matchup 3-1.

TOP PERFORMERS: Erik Karlsson has seven goals and 31 assists for the Penguins. Sidney Crosby has scored five goals with four assists over the past 10 games.

Mathew Barzal has 16 goals and 41 assists for the Islanders. Kyle Palmieri has five goals and four assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Penguins: 3-6-1, averaging 2.2 goals, 3.8 assists, 2.8 penalties and 5.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game.

Islanders: 3-3-4, averaging three goals, 5.1 assists, 3.6 penalties and 7.8 penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game.

INJURIES: Penguins: Jake Guentzel: out (upper body), Noel Acciari: out (concussion), Matt Nieto: out (knee).

Islanders: Robert Bortuzzo: out (lower body).


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