It was a nice lagvinst in the day, " says Robin Lehner to journalists after the match.
New York scored two goals by Jordan Eberle and Brock Nelson, and Robin Lehner saved 31 pucks.
One of the Lehners most important saves came with just over half the third period left to play. The Islanders led 1-0, and Arizona's Michael Grabner countered in outnumbered.
during the regular season, and is currently in a strong position to move on to the Stanley Cup playoffs – on-the-spot to six in the Eastern Conference.
– We can find back to just have fun and not think too much, but play our game, " says Lehner.
Arizona missed with the loss the chance to go up on the slutspelsplats. The team is now two points behind Colorado, who have the last wild card spot in the Western Conference.
Five teams are now ready for the season: Tampa Bay, Calgary, Boston, San Jose and Winnipeg.