Eberle’s Double OT Tally Extends Series

New York Islanders v. Tampa Bay Lightning
TB Leads 3-1
Game 5

Game Recap

Coming into Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals the New York Islanders look to stay alive against the Tampa Bay Lightning who look to advance to face the Dallas Stars in the Stanley Cup Final. In the first period both teams would trade powerplays, but it would be the Islanders striking on theirs as Ryan Pulock would score with a rocket to give the Islanders the 1-0 lead.


In the second period Victor Hedman would score four minutes into the period to tie the game at one, and then later in the period it would look like the Lightning would take the lead, but the goal would be overturned after a coach’s challenge for offsides and keep the game tied at one.


Then in the third period both teams would stay off of the scoreboard to force overtime, and in the first overtime period the Lightning would start the period with 2:37 of powerplay time, but were unable to capitalize as the game would go into double overtime.


In double overtime it would be the Islanders as Jordan Eberle would score to keep the Islanders alive and force Game 6 with the 2-1 victory.



New York Islanders:

Anthony Beauvillier — Mathew Barzal — Jordan Eberle

Anders Lee — Brock Nelson — Josh Bailey

Matt Martin — Jean-Gabriel Pageau — Cal Clutterbuck

Ross Johnston — Leo Komarov — Derick Brassard

Adam Pelech — Ryan Pulock

Devon Toews — Scott Mayfield

Nick Leddy — Andy Greene

Semyon Varlamov

Thomas Greiss

Scratched: Michael Dal Colle, Otto Koivula, Andrew Ladd, Sebastian Aho, Johnny Boychuk, Noah Dobson, Thomas Hickey, Christopher Gibson

Unfit to play: Casey Cizikas, Tom Kuhnhackl


Tampa Bay Lightning:

Ondrej Palat — Brayden Point — Nikita Kucherov

Alex Killorn — Anthony Cirelli — Blake Coleman

Barclay Goodrow — Yanni Gourde — Tyler Johnson

Pat Maroon — Cedric Paquette

Victor Hedman — Kevin Shattenkirk

Ryan McDonagh — Zach Bogosian

Mikhail Sergachev — Erik Cernak

Luke Schenn

Andrei Vasilevskiy

Curtis McElhinney

Scratched: Mathieu Joseph, Mitchell Stephens, Carter Verhaeghe, Alexander Volkov, Braydon Coburn, Scott Wedgewood

Unfit to play: Jan Rutta, Steven Stamkos


First Period

NYI Penalty – 5:01 – Cal Clutterbuck 2 minutes for Slashing

TB Penalty – 14:09 – Nikita Kucherov 2 minutes for Tripping

NYI PPG – 15:41 – Ryan Pulock (2) from Nick Leddy (4) and Mathew Barzal (11)

NYI – 1TB – 0

Second Period

TB Goal – 4:00 – Victor Hedman (8) from Blake Coleman (6) and Luke Schenn (2)

TB Penalty – 14:48 – Cedric Paquette 2 minutes for Holding

NYI – 1TB – 1

Third Period

TB Penalty – 0:44 – Blake Coleman 2 minutes for Interference

NYI Penalty – 18:37 – Anthony Beauvillier double minor for High Sticking

NYI – 1TB – 1



NYI – 1TB – 1

Double OT

NYI Goal – 12:30 – Jordan Eberle (5) from Anders Lee (3)

NYI – 2TB – 1

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