After a dominant 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres, the Islanders are back at it again tonight against Buffalo. Yesterday, I gave you Mat Barzal, Anders Lee, and Oliver Wahlstrom who all came through with a point.
In six of their last eight games, the Islanders have scored 3 goals or more after their awful offensive start. The team seems to be hitting their stride on the back of Mathew Barzal offensively.
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Sorokin has just three games so far this year and it’s his first since January 31, but I think we see a breakout performance tonight. The Sabres are coming off a 0 shot performance in the third period last night after having an extended break due to COVID.
Plus, we know how the Islanders play for Barry Trotz in back-to-backs. Expect Sorokin to get the start and give his best effort so far on the season.
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Yes, I’m still riding the Oliver Wahlstrom train. He picked up an assist last night but he’s been a shot machine for the Islanders recently. In his last four games, he has 13 shots. They’re going to start to fall eventually and I want to be on the right side when they do.
He has a 64.5 high danger chances for percentage. The goals will begin to come, just wait.
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It’s been four games since Noah Dobson has picked up a point but he’s due to snap out of it. After getting just 15 minutes of ice time last night, Dobson’s time should bounce up as I find it hard to believe that Andy Greene will get 19 minutes again in a back-to-back situation.
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The Islanders power play has been significantly better as well, which Dobson usually plays out there with Ryan Pulock, so perhaps he’ll be involved in a power play point tonight.