By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The Islanders are 16-17-5-3 overall and the Bruins are 23-18-4-1. New York is 5-9-3-1 on the road and Boston is 13-8-4-1 at home.
The Bruins has a 77% chance to win this game, according to the Covers.com Consensus Analysis.
New York won the previous meeting this season. They won 4-2 in Boston on Dec. 20, 2016.
Boston has not won in this series since March 12, 2016 when they won 3-1 in New York.
In the past 10 meetings between these two teams, Boston has won seven times. Besides the Dec. 20, 2016 win, New York also won 3-2 on Oct. 23, 2014 and 5-3 on Sept. 30, 2014.
The Islanders are 1-6 in their previous seven games following a loss when they allowed three or more goals. They are also 1-6 in their previous seven games when they allowed an opponent to score five or more goals in their previous game.
The Bruins are 1-7 in their last eight games following a win. They are also 1-7 in their previous eight games against the Metropolitan Division.
Thomas Greiss has a 10-9 record with a 2.54 goals against average.
Tuukka Rask has a 22-12 record with a 1.98 goals against average.
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