The New York Islanders are not exactly in the spot they’d like to find themselves in to head into Game 4. They’re trailing 2-1 in the series and despite throwing everything and the kitchen sink at the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night they still fell 5-4 in Game 3.
The Islanders showed a battle level that they hadn’t in the previous game and the offense started to roll a bit later in the game, but it was far from the effort that is expected of them in the playoffs. So what exactly will occur in Game 4? We’ll find out soon enough, but there are still plenty of questions on everyone’s mind.
Here are three questions facing the Islanders entering Game 4 at the Nassau Coliseum.