the Islanders extend the lead to 2-0 in the matches in the best-of-seven in the åttondelsfinalserien in the NHL playoffs, after the 3-1 victory during the night of Saturday, Swedish time. A real smakstart for the New York team that had no tvåmatchledning in the playoffs since 1983.
For the second match in a row became Robin Lehner matchhjälte, this time with a save percentage of 97% after stopping 32 shots.
– There have been two good matches. But now they are over. We must take it one match at a time. I think that the first match was like that, this match we played well and we really deserved to win, " says Lehner to the television channel MSG in eftermatchintervjun on the ice.
has had a problematic introduction of the Stanley Cup. Columbus won with 5-1, the other made in a row at home for the Floridalaget.
Tampa has so far not blixtrat to the playoffs. But perhaps, the picture may be different when Columbus takes over the hosting.
" It must be. Losing two home games is not an ideal situation, " says hill Daniel Girardi, according to the club's twitter account.
Tampa's Anton Strålman, missed the match due to his underkroppsskada which prevented him from playing the last three matches. He was, however, on the morning workout, but coach Jon Cooper did not say when he was expected to be back.
St Louis defeated Winnipeg in a 4-3 win, and extended his lead in the series to 2-0. Oskar Sundqvist was tvåmålsskytt for St. Louis.