UNIONDALE, N.Y. — When Barry Trotz called Saturday’s Game 4 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins a “(New York) Islanders type of victory” he wasn’t wrong. The Islanders’ physical style of play frustrated Pittsburgh and helped lift them to a 4-1 win to even the series at 2-2.
Four different Islanders scored on Saturday afternoon sending the Nassau Coliseum into a frenzy and Ilya Sorokin gave a performance worthy of the important stage he was playing on. It proved to be a critical win to help curb sluggish play on the Islanders’ part, which had hurt them in Game 2 and Game 3.
Here are the takeaways from the Islanders Game 4 win at the Nassau Coliseum