Golden Knights visit the Islanders after Tuch’s 2 goal-game
Uniondale, New York; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
The Islanders are 11-2-1 at home. New York ranks eighth in the NHL shooting 10.4% and averaging 2.9 goals on 28.2 shots per game.
The Golden Knights are 7-6-1 in road games. Vegas has converted on 22.8% of power-play opportunities, recording 21 power-play goals.
The teams square off Thursday for the first time this season.
LAST 10 GAMES: Golden Knights: 5-4-1, averaging three goals, 4.6 assists, 3.1 penalties and 6.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game with a .915 save percentage.
Islanders: 7-2-1, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.7 assists, 3.4 penalties and 7.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game with a .920 save percentage.
Islanders Injuries: Thomas Greiss: day to day (illness).
Golden Knights Injuries: Cody Eakin: out (upper body).