Kucherov Scores Late; Lightning Take 2-0 Lead Over IslandersIslanders goaltender Semyon Varlamov made 19 saves on 21 shots after getting the nod over Game 1 starter Thomas Greiss.
Islanders Totally Overwhelmed In Game 1 Loss To LightningBraydon Point and the well-rested Tampa Bay Lightning resembled a refreshed team eager to come off an extended break after switching cities in the NHL playoff bubble.
Islanders Beat Flyers In Game 7, Advance To Eastern Conference Finals For First Time In 27 YearsThe Islanders face a short turnaround in having to travel to Edmonton, Alberta, to face the well-rested Tampa Bay Lightning in a conference final series that opens Monday.
Provorov Lifts Flyers Past Islanders In 2OT To Force Game 7Game 7 is Saturday, with the winner advancing to face Tampa Bay in the conference finals.
Flyers Stave Off Elimination With Win Over IslandersGame 6 is Thursday in the Toronto bubble.
Nelson Scores Twice, Islanders Edge Flyers For 3-1 Series LeadJean Gabriel Pageau scored the go-ahead goal and the Islanders moved within one win of advancing to the Eastern Conference finals with a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday.
Islanders Rally To Beat Flyers For 2-1 Series LeadThe playoffs resumed after a two-day break to protest racial injustice, the latest twist in an unprecedented, pandemic-halted season. Game 4 is Sunday night.
NHL Playoffs To Resume This Weekend; Islanders-Flyers Set For Game 3Tampa Bay and Boston will play Game 4 of their series at noon EDT Saturday, followed by Philadelphia and the New York Islanders playing Game 3 at 7 p.m. EDT.
NHL Postpones Thursday Night's Playoffs Games, Including Islanders-Flyers Game 3The Islanders Game 3 matchup against the Flyers set for Thursday night has been postponed as the league looks to support its players in standing up for social justice.
Islanders Mount Furious Comeback, But Flyers Even Series With OT Victory In Game 2Phillippe Myers scored 2:40 into overtime to give the Philadelphia Flyers a 4-3 win over the New York Islanders 4-3 on Wednesday, tying the second-round playoff series at a game apiece.
Varlamov Puts On Show, Islanders Dominate Flyers In Game 1The Islanders buzzed early in their first playoff meeting with the rival Flyers since 1987, withstood a second-period flurry and closed it out with three goals in the third.