Islanders bring 6-game losing streak into matchup with the Jets

Winnipeg Jets (44-20-5, first in the Central Division) vs. New York Islanders (29-25-15, fifth in the Metropolitan Division)

Elmont, New York; Saturday, 1 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Islanders head into a matchup against the Winnipeg Jets after losing six games in a row.

New York has a 15-9-10 record at home and a 29-25-15 record overall. The Islanders have an 8-8-7 record in games they serve more penalty minutes than their opponents.

Winnipeg has a 21-11-3 record in road games and a 44-20-5 record overall. The Jets have a +52 scoring differential, with 215 total goals scored and 163 allowed.

Saturday's game is the second time these teams square off this season. The Jets won the last meeting 4-2.

TOP PERFORMERS: Bo Horvat has 29 goals and 33 assists for the Islanders. Kyle Palmieri has seven goals and one assist over the last 10 games.

Joshua Morrissey has eight goals and 49 assists for the Jets. Kyle Connor has scored five goals and added one assist over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Islanders: 4-5-1, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.5 assists, 2.5 penalties and 5.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game.

Jets: 6-4-0, averaging 3.3 goals, 5.7 assists, 2.6 penalties and six penalty minutes while giving up 2.1 goals per game.

INJURIES: Islanders: Scott Mayfield: out (lower-body).

Jets: Gabriel Vilardi: out (spleen).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.