Pacific Division leader Vancouver and New York meet
Brooklyn; Saturday, 1 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Pacific Division-leading Vancouver Canucks head to play New York Islanders.
The Islanders are 15-7-3 on their home ice. New York has given up 28 power-play goals, killing 79.6% of opponent chances.
The Canucks are 12-13-1 on the road. Vancouver ranks sixth in the NHL recording 9 points per game, averaging 3.3 goals and 5.8 assists.
The teams face off Saturday for the first time this season.
LAST 10 GAMES: Canucks: 7-3-0, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.6 assists, 3.7 penalties and 10.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .918 save percentage.
Islanders: 4-4-2, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.5 assists, 3.3 penalties and nine penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .917 save percentage.
INJURIES: Islanders: None listed.
Canucks: None listed.