ADVERTISEMENT

2015 Stanley Cup NHL Playoffs: Washington Capitals vs NY Islanders live stream Game 7

The Washington Capitals take on the New York Islanders in Game 7 of the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs at 7:30 PM at Verizon Center.

Interestingly, both the Islanders and Capitals ended up with 101 points in the regular season. Also, they have scored 14 apiece throughout the six games that they played in the series.

”It’s been good,” Washington forward Joel Ward said. ”A traditional series, regardless of who you’re playing, is going to be like that. You’re going to get some hits, you’re going to get some feistiness, you’re going to get some whacks. That’s what happens when you play the same (team) over and over, you’re going to have a little hatred. It’s coming down to one game, so we’re excited.”

On the season, Washington averages 2.9 goals per game and 25.3 percent in power plays. Defensively, Washington yields 2.4 goals per game and 81.2 percent in penalty kills.

In the postseason, Nicklas Backstrom leads in points with 6, 3 in goals and 3 in assists. Alex Ovechkin contributed four points for the Capitals in the post season. Ovechkin will be the key in solving the defense being implied by the Islanders.

Goalie Braden Holtby will be busy in stopping the attacks of the Islanders. Holtby has 94.5 saving percentage with 156 saves in the postseason. If it comes to toppling the opponents, Holtby must be able to tame the Islanders.

The New York Islanders would love to win this game on the road. On the season, the Islanders are averaging 3.0 goals and 18.7 percent in power plays. Defensively, the Islanders are yielding 2.7 goals per game and a 78.0 percent in penalty kill.

John Tavares accumulated 6 points, 4 assists and 2 goals, already in the postseason. Nick Leddy and Josh Bailey have five goals apiece. Leddy has all in the assists category with five and Bailey has three assists and two goals.

Goalie Jaroslav Halak is saving 92.6 percent, stopping 175 shots already. Halak played all the six games so far and a record of 3-3.

Capitals vs Islanders Game 7 live stream is on stream.nbcsports.com. Capitals vs Islanders tv channel schedule is on NBCSN. Who will win this match?

Garry loves writing, editing and ranking keywords in the search engines. His passion for basketball, football, baseball and other sports has led him to write. He has been writing and promoting his blogs in the past seven years.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *