Tonight, our Islanders travel to Washington with their first round best of 7 series tied 3-3 with the Capitals. The winner of tonights contest will move on to play the Rangers in round 2.
The goalie match up features Jaroslav Halak in net for the Islanders. Meanwhile, Braden Holtby will be in net for Washington. Halak is 6-1 in his career in elimination games with a 1.72 GAA and a .956 save percentage.
The Islanders lineup will likely be the same as Saturdays game 6 victory.