The New York Islanders will look to take a commanding 3-1 series lead tonight at 8 p.m. against the Flyers. Here’s everything to know about the matchup. WATCH LIVE
The New York Islanders have a glorious chance tonight, within 24 hours of beating the Philadelphia Flyers, in game three, to take game four and be one game away from advancing to the Eastern Conference Finals.
This is a game the Flyers do not want to drop.
Lose, and Philadelphia will find itself in a 3-1 hole to the New York Islanders after splitting the first two games of the series. Win, and the series is tied at two games apiece.
But momentum is on New York’s side, making Philly’s hill even steeper to climb. But in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, anything is possible.
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When: Sunday, Aug. 30, at 8 p.m. ET
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This is the first time the Islanders have played back-to-back games this postseason since the qualifying series against the Panthers, in which they won the second game. The Flyers have played one back-to-back last series against Montreal and they dropped the second game.
Yesterday was a great back and forth game. Philly took control of the game and dominated play in the first, but the Islanders stepped up and controlled play in the second and third periods to win 3-1.
The Flyers play their second back-to-back situation since entering the bubble… They split their first back-to-back vs. Montreal, winning the first game and dropping the second… During the regular season, the Flyers posted a 5-5-2 record in second games… The Islanders
The Flyers still have not dropped back-to-back games since a four-game skid from Dec. 31-Jan. 7… Beginning with Jan. 8, the Flyers have won 10 consecutive games immediately following a loss, not including the game after the NHL pause, and have outscored their opponent, 44-21, in those games… The Islanders have not lost two games in a three-game stretch yet these
Through the first three games of this series the teams have combined for 15 goals (PHI: 5 | NYI: 10), while their First Round series vs. Montreal they combined for nine goals (PHI: 3 | MTL: 6)… They have also combined for 10 power play opportunities (PHI: 4 | NYI: 6) and 24 penalty minutes, while the first three games of the First Round.
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