The New York Islanders have been in this position before. Just a few weeks ago in fact.
With a chance to sweep the Florida Panthers out of the Qualifying Round, the Islanders got sloppy in Game 3 and missed their opportunity. The following game they returned to form to close out the series.
The Islanders will have to dig down and find that resiliency once more following Tuesday’s 3-2 Game 4 loss to the Washington Capitals.
It was the undisciplined play that led to the Panthers getting five power-play opportunities last round with the Islanders having a chance to sweep. This time around, it was a bit of everything after the Islanders let a 2-0 first lead disappear in the opening minutes of the second period.
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