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Preview

Hosting a Game 1 of a postseason series for the first time in 31 years, the New York Islanders made the wait more than worthwhile for their fans with a pulsating overtime victory. New York has a chance to take a 2-0 edge in their Eastern Conference first-round playoff series when they host Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night.

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Money Line Consensus: Picks per Line

43%
  • 114
  • 113
  • 112
  • 110
  • 109
  • 108
  • 107
  • 106
570 Picks 770
  • 33% (19)
    67% (38)
  • 45% (50)
    55% (62)
  • 45% (260)
    55% (313)
  • 37% (11)
    63% (19)
  • 41% (52)
    59% (75)
  • 36% (39)
    64% (69)
  • 53% (70)
    47% (61)
  • 34% (69)
    66% (133)
57%
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  • -120
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  • -117

Over/Under Consensus: Picks per Line

Over 56%
614 Picks 475
Under 44%
  • 56% (614) -110
    6
    44% (475) -110

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GAMES

Last 10

W 30% L 70%
3 7
  • NY Islanders L 3 - 1
  • NY Islanders L 4 - 1
  • @NY Islanders L 1 - 3
  • @NY Islanders L 3 - 4
  • NY Rangers L 4 - 3
  • Detroit W 1 - 4
  • @Detroit L 1 - 4
  • Carolina W 1 - 3
  • Nashville L 3 - 1
  • @NY Rangers W 5 - 2
W 80% L 20%
8 2
  • @Pittsburgh W 3 - 1
  • @Pittsburgh W 4 - 1
  • Pittsburgh W 1 - 3
  • Pittsburgh W 3 - 4
  • @Washington W 3 - 0
  • @Florida W 2 - 1
  • Toronto L 2 - 1
  • Buffalo W 1 - 5
  • @Winnipeg W 5 - 4
  • @Columbus L 0 - 4

Last Meetings

  • Islanders @ Penguins 3-1
  • Islanders @ Penguins 4-1
  • Penguins @ Islanders 1-3
  • Penguins @ Islanders 3-4
  • Penguins @ Islanders 2-1
  • Islanders @ Penguins 2-6
  • Penguins @ Islanders 2-3
  • Islanders @ Penguins 6-3
  • Penguins @ Islanders 1-4
  • Islanders @ Penguins 2-3

Last Injuries

Pittsburgh Penguins

  • Chad Ruhwedel

    Arm
    Ques Thurs | questionable

    Ruhwedel has been held out of action due to a right arm injury and it is uncertain return to the lineup for Game 5 of the Eastern Conference first round with the Islanders.

  • Zach Aston-Reese

    Lower Body
    Prob Wed | probable

    Aston-Reese has been out of commission with an injury to his lower body but is projected to suit up against the Islanders in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference first round.

  • Brian Dumoulin

    Lower Body
    Prob Wed | probable

    Dumolin has sat out the last three games of the regular season with a lower-body injury but is likely to return for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference first round versus the Islanders.

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New York Islanders

  • Scott Mayfield

    Undisclosed
    day-to-day | probable

    Mayfield is battling an unspecified injury but it is not expected to affect his status for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference second round.

  • Johnny Boychuk

    Leg
    Mid May | out

    Boychuk has a leg injury and is expected to miss three to four weeks of action.

  • Cal Clutterbuck

    Lower Body
    day-to-day | probable

    Clutterbuck is nursing a lower-body injury, but he is expected to return for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference second round.

  • Tanner Fritz

    Hand
    Out indefinitely | I-R

    Fritz has landed on the injured reserve list after having surgery to remove a blood clot from his hand. He would line up to return toward the end of May if the team makes a run in the playoffs.

  • Anthony Beauvillier

    Undisclosed
    Prob Fri | probable

    Beauvillier is battling an unspecified ailment but it is expected he will return to the lineup for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference first round with the Penguins.

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