The Stanley Cup Playoffs continue forward with the first round coming to an end. The Philadelphia Flyers and New York Islanders have both advanced and will face off on the second round conference semifinals. The puck drops for this second round series at 7 p.m. ET on Monday, August 24th, airing on NBC Sports Network.
The Flyers are the No. 1 seed but not a huge favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook against the Islanders, sitting at -132 to New York at +110. Three of the four potential Flyers series-winning outcomes have better odds than an Islanders series win. Flyers in six is favored at +465, followed by Flyers in seven (+485) and Flyers in five (+515). Over 5.5 games n the series is -182 and under 5.5 is +150.
Philadelphia advanced to the conference semifinals after beating the Montreal Canadiens in six games. Jakub Voracek leads the Flyers with 7 points since the restart. Carter Hart has led the team in goal, giving up a 1.66 GAA on a .944 save percentage in seven games.
New York advanced to the conference semifinals after beating the Washington Capitals in five games. The Caps avoided a sweep, but were never really in the series. Josh Bailey leads the Islanders with 10 points since the restart, and Anthony Beauvillier is behind him with 9 points. Goalie Semyon Varlamov is seventh in the league in GAA since the restart at 1.67 on a .934 save percentage in nine games.
Below is a full rundown of the Flyers-Islanders series and how to watch it. The NBC games are all available at NBCSports.com/live.
Flyers vs. Islanders series info
Monday, Aug. 24, 7 p.m.: Islanders @ Flyers | NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVAS
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 3 p.m.: Islanders @ Flyers | NBCSN, SN, TVAS
Thursday, Aug. 27, 7 p.m.: Flyers @ Islanders | NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVAS
Saturday, Aug. 29, 12 p.m.: Flyers @ Islanders | NBC, SN, TVAS
*Monday, Aug. 31, TBD: Islanders @ Flyers | TBD
*Wednesday, Sept. 2, TBD: Flyers @ Islanders | TBD
*Thursday, Sept. 3, TBD: Islanders @ Flyers | TBD