Islanders Stay Alive With Win In Double OT

Andrew Owen
BarnBurner Sports Writer


Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Tampa Bay Leads Series 3-2

The New York Islanders started off the scoring in this one with a one timer by Ryan Polluck on the powerplay to make it 1-0 late in the first period. 

In the second The Islanders were caught on an change and Victor Hedman made them pay to make it 1-1 just 4 minutes into the second period. Midway through the second period Tampa Bay had a goal disallowed due to an offside call.   

There was no scoring in the third period and needed overtime. In the 2nd overtime Jordan Eberle scored the game winner in overtime his 5th of the postseason to give the Islanders the 2-1 win, and to stay alive in the playoffs.  

The Tampa Bay Lightning outshot The New York Islanders 37-23

The New York Islanders outhit The Tampa Bay Lightning 72-70

Game 6 will be played tomorrow night at 8pm EST/ 5pm CST