We’ve got something on each side of the border for tonight’s NHL guide, starting with a combustible matchup between the league’s most volatile team, the New York Islanders, and the surging Toronto Maple Leafs.

In the West, the Nashville Predators host the San Jose Sharks in a battle between teams who have been on the opposite end of the luck spectrum this season.

Our team of puck experts breaks down everything you need to know to inform your betting and DFS action below. — Michael Leboff

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NYI-TOR | SAN-NAS


NEW YORK ISLANDERS (+176) @ TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (-210)

7 p.m. ET

Actual Goals: The Islanders are the NHL’s cardiac kids. There have been a league-high average of 6.92 goals scored in their games this season, which is .75 higher than the No. 2 team in the league, Tampa Bay. Toronto ranks ninth with 6.08 total goals per game

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