The Islanders will try to enhance to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 1984, while the Lightning look to advance again after winning the Glass last season, when they play Game 7 of the semifinals Friday. Forwards Anthony Beauvillier obtained 1:08 into overtime of Video game 6 on Wednesday for the Islanders, who rallied from a 2-0 deficit to drive Game 7. Beauvillier can be tied for second among the Islanders in scoring with 13 points (five goals, eight assists) with forwards Josh Bailey (six goals, seven assists) and Jean-Gabriel Pageau (three goals, 10 assists).
Forward Mathew Barzal qualified prospects the Islanders with 14 factors (six goals, eight assists) after he had two assists in Video game 6. Lightning forwards Nikita Kucherov’s status for Game 7 is certainly unclear after he sustained an unspecified injury in the 1st period Wednesday.
Kucherov potential clients all players in the Stanley Cup Playoffs with 27 points (five goals, 22 assists) in 17 video games. Tampa Bay forward Brayden Point has scored a goal in nine consecutive playoff games, one shy of the NHL record 10 arranged by Reggie Leach with the Philadelphia Flyers in 1976. Stage has scored 14 goals, tying the Lightning solitary postseason record he set in 2020.