The Florida Panthers evened their first round series 1-1 on Sunday night as they defeated the Devils 4-2.
After keeping pace for two periods, the Islanders failed to score in the third period. The Panthers claimed a 4-2 victory.
The New York Islanders were held scoreless in their opening night defeat to the Florida Panthers.
Frans Nielsen and P.A. Parenteau scored in the shootout to lift the New York Islanders to a 4-3 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night.
The Devils are tied for last in the conference, but their recent play has them among the hottest teams in the NHL. They look to continue their home dominance over the Panthers on Friday.
Dmitry Kulikov fired a high wrist shot past Martin Brodeur 3:36 into overtime and the Florida Panthers won their third straight with a 3-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night.
Mike Santorelli scored two of Florida’s four goals in a 7:54 span of the second period and the Panthers sent the New York Islanders to their 12th straight loss with a 4-1 victory on Saturday night.