It has been five years since then New York Islanders were faced with a game 7. It was 2015 and the Islanders and Washington Capitals were even at three games apiece in the First Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The opposing coach at the time, Barry Trotz
Fast forward five years and the Islanders are staring down another Game 7, and their coach this time around is Barry Trotz. The Islanders current coach is very familiar with Game 7s and the ups and downs of them.