Islanders fall in 0-2 hole after Hurricanes ride power plays, Fast winner to 4-3 OT triumph in Game 2

Jesper Fast lifted the game-winner over the shoulder of Ilya Sorokin 5:03 into overtime to deliver a 4-3 Carolina Hurricanes victory in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals to take a 2-0 best-of-seven series lead heading back to Long Island. 

Stemmed off a turnover from an Islanders clear that missed the stick of defenseman Scott Mayfield, who took a high stick from Jordan Martinook just seconds earlier that forced him to lag behind, the Hurricanes took advantage of their chance — and they had an abundance of them. 

Carolina was awarded six power-play opportunities, which included two double-minors, while the Islanders did not have a single man-advantage opportunity —

→ Continue reading at amNY

[ufc-fb-comments url=""]

Latest Articles

Related Articles