After a thrilling win Wednesday in Brooklyn, the Islanders look to sweep the home-and-home against the Flyers set today in Philadelphia.
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Josh Bailey scored the game-winning overtime against the Flyers and tallied three points in the Isles’ win Wednesday. It was the fourth time the Isles’ winger has tallied three points this season.
After struggling early on, the Isles have found sudden success on the power play. They’ve scored with the man advantage in four straight games and are 8-2-0 when scoring a power-play goal this season.
Nick Leddy has started to produce points at an impressive clip for the Isles. The defenseman has tallied 16 points in his last 12 games (five goals, 11 assists) and his 17 points this season is good for third overall among NHL defensemen.
In their 36-year franchise history, the Isles have managed only one home-and-home sweep of the Flyers back in 1982.