Golden Knights visit the Islanders after Marchessault’s 3-goal game
Uniondale, New York; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Vegas visits the New York Islanders after Jonathan Marchessault scored three goals in the Golden Knights’ 4-3 victory against the Devils.
The Islanders have gone 11-2-1 in home games. New York is last in the NHL recording 28.0 shots per game.
The Golden Knights have gone 8-6-1 away from home. Vegas has given up 14 power-play goals, killing 85.9% of opponent chances.
The teams face off Thursday for the first time this season.
LAST 10 GAMES: Golden Knights: 6-3-1, averaging 3.1 goals, 4.8 assists, 3.2 penalties and 6.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game with a .924 save percentage.
Islanders: 6-3-1, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.7 assists, 3.1 penalties and 6.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game with a .914 save percentage.
Islanders Injuries: None listed.
Golden Knights Injuries: Cody Eakin: out (upper body).