NHL Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders in Washington
New York Islanders Frans Nielsen (51) scores his teams second goal against Washington Capitals goal Jose Theodore during the second period at the Verizon Center in Washington on April 1, 2009. (UPI Photo/Alexis C. Glenn)
Brooks Orpik scored 7:49 into overtime Saturday, sending the Pittsburgh Penguins over the New York Islanders 4-3 for a first-round series victory.
John Tavares' shootout goal Saturday kept the New York Islanders on a roll with a 5-4 win over Winnipeg.
Two goals from John Tavares, one of them the go-ahead tally late in the first period Thursday, helped rally the New York Islanders past Toronto 5-3.
Frans Nielsen notched the go-ahead goal late in the second period and the New York Islanders continued their playoff push with a 5-2 win over Winnipeg Tuesday.
Frans Nielsen set up a pair of first-period goals Monday and the New York Islanders stayed in the playoff hunt with a 3-1 win over slumping New Jersey.
John Tavares scored twice in the third period Saturday, powering the New York Islanders to a 5-2 win over Washington.
John Tavares scored the decisive goal in a shootout Sunday, boosting the New York Islanders over Ottawa 3-2.
Rookie defenseman Thomas Hickey scored his first NHL goal Thursday with 1:48 left in overtime, boosting the New York Islanders over Montreal 4-3.
John Tavares scored during a second-period rally and had the game-winner in a shootout Thursday, lifting the New York Islanders over the New York Rangers 4-3.
Frans Nielsen had two goals and an assist Tuesday, powering the New York Islanders to a 5-3 win over Pittsburgh.