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Open Post- Day 30 Of The Stanley Cup Playoffs

The Tampa Bay Lightning certainly want to avoid going down 0-2 before heading to Long Island for games 3 & 4.

We are about to find out if the Bolts have made the right adjustments to get them back into the series.

Below find some useful information pertaining the series.

via the NHL PR department,

Nikita Kucherov leads all players with 5-14—19 in 12 GP in the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs after leading all skaters with 7-27—34 in 25 GP in the 2020 postseason. He sits one point back of becoming the fifth player in the last 10 years to record 20+ points in consecutive playoff years. The others to do so since 2011: Sidney Crosby (2017 and 2018), Jake Guentzel (2017 and 2018), Phil Kessel (2016 and 2017) and Patrick Kane (2014 and 2015). 

* Brayden Point (9-4—13 in 12 GP) has scored an NHL-leading six power-play goals during the 2021 postseason. He needs one to match Brad Richards (7 in 2004) for the most in a single playoff year in franchise history. 

* Brayden Point can become the fifth player in the last 20 years to score seven or more power-play goals in a single playoff year, joining Brad Richards (7 in 2004 w/ TBL), Eric Staal (7 in 2006 w/ CAR), Evgeni Malkin (7 in 2009 w/ PIT) and Patrice Bergeron (7 in 2019 w/ BOS).   

* The Islanders have already held the lead longer in one game against the Lightning (27:28 in Game 1) than Tampa Bay trailed in the entire five-game series against Carolina (22:23 in 5 GP).  

* The Islanders enter Game 2 with a win in each of their last three road games. They have only won four or more consecutive road games within a single postseason four times in franchise history: 5 GP in 2020, 7 GP in 1982, 5 GP in 1981 and 7 GP in 1980. 

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SYF's avatar

Joining in with 18:25 left in the first.

Go Isles.

Posted by SYF from impossible and oddly communally possessive sluts on 06/15/21 at 08:13 PM ET

SYF's avatar

Maroon (TBL) and Mayfield (NVYI) get into something that looks like a donnybrook.

Posted by SYF from impossible and oddly communally possessive sluts on 06/15/21 at 08:17 PM ET

SYF's avatar

1-nil TBL with 11:02 left in the first.

Posted by SYF from impossible and oddly communally possessive sluts on 06/15/21 at 08:25 PM ET

SYF's avatar

Isles PP goal makes it a 1-1 tie with 6:30 to go in the first.

Posted by SYF from impossible and oddly communally possessive sluts on 06/15/21 at 08:37 PM ET

Down River Dan's avatar

I think point could’ve held up just a bit, I think he took advantage of the push in the back and rolled Varlamov…in my humble opinion.

Posted by Down River Dan on 06/15/21 at 08:37 PM ET

SYF's avatar

What is it about Russian goalies playing the puck like they think they’re defenseman???

Posted by SYF from impossible and oddly communally possessive sluts on 06/15/21 at 08:38 PM ET

SYF's avatar

Refs letting Martin (NYI) and Maroon (TBL) fight each other…finally, because they’ve both in each other’s faces since the start of the period.

Posted by SYF from impossible and oddly communally possessive sluts on 06/15/21 at 08:40 PM ET

Down River Dan's avatar

Also, any chance the spotter who pulled Varlamov for the quiet room may have a wager on the game with one of the numerous gambling “partners” Gary has cozied up to…. confused

Posted by Down River Dan on 06/15/21 at 08:40 PM ET

Paul's avatar

Agreed DRD but everone can judge on their own.

Watch it.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 06/15/21 at 08:42 PM ET

SYF's avatar

I think point could’ve held up just a bit, I think he took advantage of the push in the back and rolled Varlamov…in my humble opinion.

Posted by Down River Dan on 06/15/21 at 08:37 PM ET

And Point was yelling, “Watch the replay watch the replay,” to an Isles player to say it’s not his fault.

Posted by SYF from impossible and oddly communally possessive sluts on 06/15/21 at 08:45 PM ET

SYF's avatar

A little bit of makeup exchange at the end there, but nothing.

Tied at 1 a-piece at the first intermission.

Posted by SYF from impossible and oddly communally possessive sluts on 06/15/21 at 08:54 PM ET

Down River Dan's avatar

These refs have no control over this game.The post whistle crap is out of control. I suggest 10 min misconducts and see how quickly it stops…  sick

Posted by Down River Dan on 06/15/21 at 08:54 PM ET

damndog revenge   From the bowels of Detroit's avatar

I suggest 10 min misconducts and see how quickly it stops…  sick

Posted by Down River Dan on 06/15/21 at 08:54 PM ET

For the Refs you mean, right?  tongue wink

Posted by damndog revenge From the bowels of Detroit on 06/15/21 at 09:12 PM ET

SYF's avatar

Varlamov back in for the second.

Posted by SYF from impossible and oddly communally possessive sluts on 06/15/21 at 09:18 PM ET

Down River Dan's avatar

Hard to believe coaches can challenge for offsides on a goal, where it takes 6 replays and frame-by-frame to determine outcome, but a simple overhead picture showing 7 players on the ice for a goal can’t be reviewed…?? hmmm

Posted by Down River Dan on 06/15/21 at 09:41 PM ET

SYF's avatar

Stepped away for a bit to see a 2-1 TBL lead with 5:42 left in the second.

Posted by SYF from impossible and oddly communally possessive sluts on 06/15/21 at 09:44 PM ET

SYF's avatar

2-1 TBL at the second intermission.

Posted by SYF from impossible and oddly communally possessive sluts on 06/15/21 at 09:52 PM ET

SYF's avatar

3-1 TBL with 17:44 left in the third.

Posted by SYF from impossible and oddly communally possessive sluts on 06/15/21 at 10:15 PM ET

cigar_nurse's avatar

Diver down. Cheaters gonna cheat.
Come on Islanders. Show em how the game is supposed to be played.

Posted by cigar_nurse from On LTIR for the Greenville Pylons on 06/15/21 at 10:19 PM ET

SYF's avatar

4-1 TBL with 10:43 left in the third.

This game is getting away from the Isles.

Posted by SYF from impossible and oddly communally possessive sluts on 06/15/21 at 10:25 PM ET

SYF's avatar

4-2 TBL with 3:18 to go in the third.

Posted by SYF from impossible and oddly communally possessive sluts on 06/15/21 at 10:39 PM ET

SYF's avatar

4-2 TBL and some exchange of personal hygiene are shared at the end.

Series tied at 1 game a-piece heading to Long Island. 

See y’all tomorrow night.

Posted by SYF from impossible and oddly communally possessive sluts on 06/15/21 at 10:49 PM ET

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