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New York Islanders Have Favorable Schedule For Rest of 2015

The New York Islanders are doing their best trying to keep up with the Washington Capitals atop the Eastern Conference Metropolitan division. While the Islanders have posted a 6-2-2 record in their past 10 games to crawl within two points of the New York Rangers and three points of the Capitals, the division leaders have gone 8-1-1 in their past 10 games to hold their spot.

The Islanders were recently on a four-game winning streak, taking one from the Rangers along the way on December 2nd. The Ottawa Senators snapped the streak on December 5th, but the Islanders got back to their winning ways with a 4-3 win on the road against the Philadelphia Flyers. With three nights off in between games, the Islanders should be plenty rested for their two games this weekend against the Columbus Blue Jackets on the road and the New Jersey Devils at home at the Barclays Center.

On the secondary market, Islanders tickets for the game against the Devils are more expensive, showing an average ticket price of $68.65 with a get-in price of $15 compared to the average ticket price of $61.44 and get-in price of $14 for the game against the Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena according to

The Islanders have a great opportunity to continue their strong play, as the Blue Jackets are in last place in the division with a 11-16-2 record (24 points). The following night, the Islanders can set back the Devils even further from their place behind the Islanders. The Devils currently hold the fourth spot in the division with a 14-10-4 record and trail the Islanders by five points.

Islanders’ fans from outside the New York metro area can find Brooklyn hotel deals on for a getaway hockey weekend that includes taking in a game at the Barclays Center.

The Islanders have to have one of the more favorable schedules in the entire NHL for the rest of December. Of their nine games remaining this calendar year, the Islanders play the last place Blue Jackets, the last place Colorado Avalanche, the last place Toronto Maple Leafs twice and other teams with losing records including the Buffalo Sabres, Arizona Coyotes and Anaheim Ducks.

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