Sunday, November 23, 2014

Isles Sweep Home & Home From Penguins

photo by zimbio

Tonight, our Islanders completed a home and home sweep of the Penguins by defeating them by a score of 4-1.  Here are some of my notes from the game:

-Solid outing from Jaroslav Halak, good to see him continuing his solid play after his rough start.

-Nice tip by Lee on his goal which ended up being the game winner.

-Awesome crowd tonight, hopefully that continues for the rest of the month.

-With Grabner very close to returning, it is interesting that guys who hadn't scored yet are now scoring in bunches.

Well, if this doesn't send a message to the league, I don't know what will.  In a 4 game series against two of the top teams in the east, the Islanders went 3-1.  Can't ask for much better than that.  If the Islanders are able to run with this momentum, this could prove to be a turning point of their season.

Next Game: Monday @ home vs Philadelphia

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