Game 5 Tuesday night New York Islanders goaltender Semyon Varlamov (40) gets the glove up ready to stop the shot of Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Zach Bogosian (24) as Islanders defenseman Devon Toews (25) tries to block the shot during the second period at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto (Canadian Press photo)
NHL Stanley Cup Eastern Conference Finals podcast with Marko:
#1 Marko Tampa Bay Lightning center Brayden Point missed playing at Rogers Centre on Tuesday night in game five against the New York Islanders the game went into double overtime on Tuesday how much did the Bolts miss Point in the line up?
2. Brayden had a goal and an assist in game 4 which was played on Sunday, Brayden missed action after the New York Islanders Adam Pelech hit him at 9:51 in the third perod.
#3 Point means a lot to the Lightning he has 25 points which translates to nine goals and 16 assists. The Bolts looked like they just couldn’t get any offense going against the Islanders going in regulation in game six on Tuesday night.
#4 Marko talk about the job that Islanders goaltender Semyon Varlamov did in allowing only one goal in a double overtime in game 6 on Tuesday night facing a barrage of 37 shots saving 36 of them to help keep the Isles alive in a one goal win 2-1. With the Lightning ahead in the series 3-2.
#5 The series is now 3-2 Tampa Bay in front as both the Bolts and Isles face off for game six on Thursday night after seeing that neither team gave up any ground in game five how do you see this match up for game six on Thursday night?
Marko does the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs podcast each Wednesday at http://www.sportsradioservice.com