Halak allowed three goals on 27 shots in the Islanders loss to the Sharks on Tuesday. Halak is 1-2-0 with a 3.03 GAA and .901 SV% in his first three starts and tonight he draws a strong matchup vs. the Coyotes. Arizona is 1-2-0 and they have been outscored 12-6 in their last two contests.
Halak allowed two goals on 26 shots in the Islanders win over the Ducks on Sunday. Halak’s first outing of the season wasn’t great, but bounced-back nicely and heads into tonight’s contest at 1-1-0 with a 3.00 GAA and .906 SV%. He will face a Sharks team that played last night and who are likely starting their backup goalie Aaron Dell.
Halak will start the Islanders home opener on Sunday.
Halak allowed four goals on 38 shots in the Islanders loss to the Rangers in their season opener. Thomas Greiss started last night in Washington, so Halak will start the tail-end of the back-to-back vs. the Ducks. The Islanders are 0-2-0 to start the year, so they will need a strong performance from Halak against another 0-2-0 team.
Halak will start the Islanders season opener' in New York.
Halak was battling an illness earlier in the week, but is good to go for the Islanders’ first contest of the season. Halak was incredible during the World Cup of Hockey for Team Europe and the Islanders are hoping he can carry that into the regular season. Halak had injury problems last year that limited him to 36 games, but he still won 18 with a 2.30 GAA and .919 SV%. He is an under appreciated asset in fantasy circles and should be a solid No.2 option this year. Halak dominated the Rangers last season, going 3-0-0 with a 1.95 GAA and .937 SV%.
Halak left Tuesday's game with a lower-body injury and did not return.
Halak stopped 31 of 32 shots before leaving Tuesday’s contest with under five minutes remaining in the third period. There is no word on how serious Halak’s injury is, but look for Thomas Greiss to get the nod on Wednesday. The Islanders are carrying three goalies, so a short-term injury wouldn’t handcuff the Isles.
Halak allowed four goals on 26 shots in a crazy Islanders win over the Rangers on Sunday. Halak has won four of his last five starts while posting a 1.79 GAA, .937 SV% and one shutout. Tonight he faces a Penguins team that has won four of six and he comes in at 8-5-1 with a 2.15 GAA and .921 SV% on the road this season.
Halak allowed three goals on 26 shots in the Islanders loss in Edmonton last Sunday. Thomas Greiss started the first two games of the week, so the Islanders will turn to Halak tonight in New York. Halak is 2-0-0 with a 0.96 GAA and .971 SV% vs. the Rangers this season.
Halak allowed three goals on 26 shots in the Islanders loss in Edmonton last Sunday. Thomas Greiss started the first two games of the week, so look for Halak to go tonight in New York. Halak is 2-0-0 with a 0.96 GAA and .971 SV% vs. the Rangers this season.
Halak stopped 31 of 32 shots in the Islanders win in Calgary on Thursday. He has won three consecutive starts while posting a 0.65 GAA and .978 SV%. Halak has gone just 8-7-3 while posting a 2.33 GAA and .919 SV% on the road this season, but he draws a plus matchup tonight in Edmonton.
Halak allowed one goal on 31 shots in the Islanders win in Minnesota on Tuesday. Halak has won back-to-back games while stopping 57 of 58 shots (.983 SV%). Halak is heating up and tonight he draws an excellent matchup in Calgary—the Flames have dropped five of their last six games while averaging 2.67 goals per game.
Halak turned aside all 27 shots that he faced in the Islanders shutout win in New Jersey last Friday. Each of his last five starts have come on the road, like tonight. In those five games, he has gone 2-3-0 with a 3.54 GAA and .877 SV%. Tonight he faces a Wild team that has caught fire, winning four in a row while averaging 5.25 goals per game.
Halak allowed six goals on 28 shots in the Islanders loss in Carolina last Saturday. Halak has struggled mightily since the All-Star break, going 1-3-0 with a 4.64 GAA and .842 SV%. Tonight will be his third start vs. the Devils this season—he has gone 1-0-1 with a 1.44 GAA and .927 SV% in the first two meetings.