Flyers @ Islanders
Islanders - New York was in action Friday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh and left Steel City with a big 4-3 victory. They trailed 2-1 entering the third period but tied it with eight minutes remaining. The Penguins took a 3-2 lead 16 seconds later. The Islanders need just 53 seconds to tie the game again. Finally, with 1:40 remaining in the game Josh Bailey gave the Islanders a 4-3 lead and ultimately the victory. Frans Nielsen is the Islanders game-breaker this year leading the team in goals (6), assists (8), and points (14) but Jonathan Tavares isn't far behind. The Islanders captain has four goals, eight assists, and 12 points.
2-5-0, 2.17 GAA, .930 SV%
Mason, 25, is coming off a stellar performance on Thursday night against the Rangers in which he made 30 saves on 31 shots to get the Flyers their second win of the season. He has been the team's best and most consistent player so far this year. In four career starts against the Islanders, he is 2-1-1 with a 1.98 GAA and a .933 SV%.
0-1-0, 3.03 GAA, .893 SV%
Poulin, 23, has appeared in one game so far this season two weeks ago against the Chicago Blackhawks where he allowed three goals on 28 shots. In one career start against the Flyers, the 23-year-old is 0-1-0 allowing two goals on 30 shots.