NHL Playoff Pick Game 2 New York Islanders vs. Washington Capitals Betting Line Odds Prediction Preview 4-17-2015

The New York Islanders will face the Washington Capitals in Game 2 in an NHL Playoff pro hockey game slated for Friday April 17th.

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The puck drops from Washington at 7PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by NBC Sports Network.

The betting odds from Game 2 have the home side Washington Capitals the –145 wagering favorite with the return on the underdog New York Islanders at +135 odds. The total is five goals.

New York Islanders take the 1-0 series lead following the 4-1 road win in Game 1 on Wednesday to the Washington Capitals as a +115 betting underdog. The total finished at the closing line of five goals.

It was a 1-1 tie after one period then the Islanders outscored the Capitals 2-0 in the second period. They then picked up an empty net goal late in the third period. New York had 27 shots on goal and was 0 of 2 on the man advantage. Center Brock Nelson had two goals and finished with a +2. Josh Bailey had a goal and assists and his plus minus was +2.

Washington had 25 shots on goal and was 0 of 2 on the man advantage. They dominated the faceoff circle by a 29-23 margin. Center Marcus Johansson had the team’s lone goal. It was a bad night for defensemen Matt Niskanen who finished with a -4.

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