Islanders host the Panthers to begin 2022 season

Islanders host the Panthers to begin 2022 season

Elmont, New York (AP) The New York Islanders open the season at home tonight at the UBS arena at 7:30 against the Florida Panthers.

New York went 37-35-10 overall and 20-16-5 in home games last season. The Islanders averaged 2.8 goals on 28.9 shots per game last season.

Florida had a 58-18-6 record overall and a 26-14-6 record in road games last season. The Panthers scored 337 total goals last season, with 64 power-play goals and 12 shorthanded goals.

INJURIES: Islanders: Cal Clutterbuck: out (shoulder).

Panthers: Anthony Duclair: out (achilles).

(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)