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The Skinny: Tampa Bay 4, Isles 2

"The Skinny" By Eric Hornick Game 57 Tampa Bay 4, Isles 2 The Isles scored two sixth attacker goals in the third period to make i...

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

How crazy was Isles loss last night? This crazy.

From the geniuses at Elias:
Brayden Schenn's goal with 2.1 seconds left to play in the third period salvaged a 5-4 win for the Flyers over the Islanders, after Anders Lee had completed the Islanders' rally from a 4-1 deficit by scoring a game-tying sixth-attacker goal with 28 seconds remaining. In the NHL's expansion era (i.e., 1967-68 to date), the only other time an NHL team won a game in regulation time after allowing a tying goal as late as the Flyers did against the Islanders was on Nov. 21, 2000, when the Senators hosted the Bruins. Ottawa led, 1-0, until Bill Guerin tied the score for Boston with 26 seconds remaining in the third period, but Daniel Alfredsson's goal 12 seconds later earned the Senators a 2-1 victory.
Forever1940 is the nom de plume of Eric Hornick, statistician on Islander home telecasts since January 21, 1982. Visit my blog: NYISkinny.com and follow me on Twitter @ehornick

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