Saturday, December 3, 2011

Post Game: Isles lose 5-4 in a shootout!!

Last night, our New York Islanders fell to the Blackhawks by a score of 5-4 in a shootout. Here are some of my notes from the game:

-Outside of the second period this was a very good game!!

-The second period was awful, the team got ridiculously outplayed and its fair to say that with a better second period that we would've gotten the extra point in this one.

-The third period however, might've been the best third period I have seen this team play throughout the course of this rebuild. They simply dominated them from start to finish coming just two shots away from setting a franchise record for shots in a period.

-You know this game is something when the powerplay actually plays well!!!

-40 shots on goal must be a season high, it was really nice to see the team actually SHOOT!!!

-Al Montoya is a beast!! Simple as that!!

-Great shot by Nino on the tying goal!! Hopefully this gets him started!!

Overall, minus the second period this was a very good game from the team!! Hopefully the play continues tonight, should be interesting to see if the team is any different since I expect DP to be in net.

Next Game: Tonight 8:30PM @ Dallas

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