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L 2-3
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W 5-1
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Islanders, sparked by Barzal, top Panthers 5-1 to advance

TORONTO (AP) Mathew Barzal can appreciate how the New York Islanders' identity is built around being defensively sound.

In centering New York's top line, Barzal also knows it's his role to contribute on offense, too.

Acknowledging it took him a few games to find a groove following the NHL's 4 1/2 month coronavirus-forced pause, Barzal was pleased to finally contribute at both ends in a 5-1 preliminary round series-clinching win over the Florida Panthers on Friday.

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Leaders
Points: M. Barzal60
Plus/Minus: C. Cizikas12
Shots on Goal: A. Lee195
PIM: R. Johnston78
Win: S. Varlamov19
Shutouts: S. Varlamov2
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 189 (24)
Shots: 2016 (30)
PP%: 17.3% (24)
Penalty Minutes: 575 (16)
Assists: 320 (21)
SH Goals: 6 (14)
Standings
Metropolitan Division
  W L OTL Pts
x-Washington 41 20 8 90
x-Philadelphia 41 21 7 89
x-Pittsburgh 40 23 6 86
x-Carolina 38 25 5 81
x-Columbus 33 22 15 81
x-NY Islanders 35 23 10 80
x-NY Rangers 37 28 5 79
New Jersey 28 29 12 68
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 190 (26)
Shots Against: 2123 (21)
PK%: 80.7% (15)
Penalty Minutes: 527 (22)
Shutouts: 3 (18)
Sv%: 0.911 (8)
Injuries
Date Player Status
No Recent Injuries
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
7/26 G. Hutton Sent to minors Bridgeport-AHL
7/26 O. Wahlstrom Sent to minors Bridgeport-AHL
7/26 K. Bellows Sent to minors Bridgeport-AHL
7/26 J. Skarek Sent to minors Bridgeport-AHL
7/13 O. Wahlstrom Called up from minors from Bridgeport-AHL
7/13 K. Bellows Called up from minors from Bridgeport-AHL
7/13 S. Aho Called up from minors from Bridgeport-AHL
7/13 C. Gibson Called up from minors from Bridgeport-AHL
7/13 G. Hutton Called up from minors from Bridgeport-AHL
7/13 J. Skarek Called up from minors from Bridgeport-AHL
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