It looked promising for Ottawa in the beginning of the second period, when the team led 3-1.
But the Islanders goaltender Thomas Greiss, who had let in three goals on 17 shots, was replaced by swede Robin Lehner, who then rescued all ten shots on goal.
" I thought Thomas could have been a little sharper, says coach Barry Trotz at a news conference after the match.
was the home team ostoppbart and scored five goals, two of them were put by Mathew Barzal.
"The first period was not good, the first half of the match was certainly not the Islander hockey," says Trotz.
the Coach highlights Anders Lee's goal at the end of the second period as important to the team and says that he felt sure that the game would come up again properly in the third.
was Henrik Borgström for one of Florida's goal, his second of the season. But it was not enough for profit, the end result was 5-3 to the away team.
Finnish Borgström put the team's first goal with a wrist shot eight minutes into the first period. The visitors ' Tomas Tatar accounted for two goals, the first after just 35 seconds.
away to Columbus with a 4-2 in the team's fifth segermatch in a row.
John Tavares accounted for two goals already in the first period and Pär Lindholm hailed for its sleek målgivande pass to Frederik Gauthuer who scored the 4-1 goal in the third period.
Columbus Alexander Wennberg was noted for an assist.