New York Islanders
Josh Bailey had a goal and assist, and the New York Islanders kept up their strong finish with a 4-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night.
Scottie Upshall scored twice in the third period as part of a four-goal Panthers surge and Florida downed the New York Islanders 5-3 on Sunday.
After earning a thrilling win in their return from the Olympic break, the New York Islanders had their momentum quickly halted by a lopsided defeat.
Scottie Upshall scored a short-handed goal and had an assist to lead the Florida Panthers over the New York Islanders 4-2 on Tuesday night.
“I thought some guys worked hard and played a good game,” Islanders coach Jack Capuano said. “Again, with our club we need all 20 guys going, and we didn’t have all 20.”
The New York Islanders nearly paid for relaxing too early against the Florida Panthers.
Kris Versteeg, Tomas Fleischmann, Tyson Strachan and Jack Skille scored to lift the Florida Panthers to a 4-1 win over the New York Islanders on Sunday.
Tim Kennedy scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period and Jacob Markstrom earned his first NHL victory in relief of Jose Theodore to lift the Florida Panthers past the New York Islanders 4-2 on Saturday night.
The New York Islanders may be one of the worst teams in the NHL, but one way to cure that is to schedule a game against the Florida Panthers.