Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders 1-16-23

Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders 1/16/2023 Picks Predictions Previews

Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders 1/16/2023 Picks Predictions Previews


The Washington Capitals will meet with the New York Islanders in NHL action in UBS Arena, NY, on Monday, January 16, 2023, at 7:30 PM ET.


Washington ranks ninth in the NHL with just 2.76 goals allowed per game on average. The Capitals’ penalty-kill unit is ranked 11th in the league, keeping rivals scoreless 80.6% of the time Washington is shorthanded.


Washington is surrendering an average of 30.4 shots per game, ranking 11th in the league. Darcy Kuemper has a record of 12-11-4, a GAA of 2.54, and a save percentage of.918.


Kuemper has four complete games. Washington is averaging 3.20 goals per game on average, which ranks 15th in the NHL. The Capitals rank 16th in the NHL with 31.6 shots attempted per game.


When the Capitals hold the man advantage, Washington’s power play scores 21.4% of the time, which ranks 18th.


Conor Sheary and Marcus Johansson each have 11 goals, with Alex Ovechkin dominating the Washington Capitals in scoring with 30 goals.


Evgeny Kuznetsov has the most assists with 30, and Dylan Strome ranks second with 23. In 45 games, Washington’s power play resulted in 30 goals.


  • The Washington Capitals are 13-6 SU in their last 19 matches. 
  • The Capitals are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games over the NY Islanders. 
  • Washington is 7-1 SU in their last 8 matches on the road.

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Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders Predictions 1/16/2023


The New York Islanders are sixth in the NHL in goal differential with just 2.66 goals allowed per game. The average number of shots New York allows per game is 31.2, which ranks 14th.


New York’s penalty-kill team is sixth best overall, keeping the opposition scoreless 82.4% of the time the Islanders are shorthanded.


Ilya Sorokin has a record of 15-14-2, a GAA of 2.25, and a save percentage of.927. Three shutouts belong to Sorokin. With 3.02 goals scored on average per game, New York ranks 22nd in the NHL.


The Islanders rank 20th in the NHL with 30.6 shots attempted per game. New York’s power play is ranked 27th with a man-advantage scoring percentage of 18.0%.


Zach Parisi is third with 12 goals, followed by Andrews Lee and Brock Nelson, who each have 15 goals. Mathew Barzal has the most assists with 30, while Nelson is second with 24.


With 41 points, Barzal leads Nelson, who had 39. In 44 contests, New York has 23 power-play goals.


  • The total went UNDER in 4 of the NY Islanders’ previous 5 matches. 
  • The New York Islanders are 1-4 SU in their last 5 matches. 
  • The total went UNDER in 4 of the NY Islanders’ last 5 matches at home.

Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders. The NHL pick for this game is the New York Islanders.


The New York Islanders are 3 points behind the Washington Capitals in the Metropolitan Division, but New York performed well at home, going 13-7-1, while Washington is only 10-9-3 away from Madison Square Garden.


When their rival allowed two goals or fewer in their prior game, Washington dropped five of the last six.


When playing an opponent from the Metropolitan Division, the Islanders won nine of their previous 12 games, while New York triumphed in each of its previous four games.


Ilya Sorokin, the goalie for the Islanders, has 3 shutouts and a GAA of 2.25, making him difficult to score on. The New York Islanders will win to a predicted score of 5-2.


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Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders 1/16/2023 Picks Predictions Previews

NHL Starting Time: 7:30 PM (EDT)


Location: UBS Arena, NY


Date: Monday, January 16, 2023




NHL Odds: Washington Capitals +102


NHL Totals: 5.5


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