Bruins vs. Islanders: 2021 NHL 2nd Round Preview

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Hello everyone! Welcome to Sports Teller! Today, we will be showcasing the Bruins vs. Islanders: 2021 NHL 2nd Round Preview. In fact, we will be showcasing the overall series prediction as well as the 2021 playoff results from each team. In addition, we will be going over each team’s playoff history as well as the key players to watch. Without further adieu, let’s begin!

Bruins vs. Islanders: 2021 NHL 2nd Round Preview

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2021 Stanley Cup Second Round: Boston Bruins vs. New York Islanders

Series Start Times for All Seven Games:

Game 1-Saturday, May 29, 2021 (8:00 P.M. EDT/5:00 P.M. PDT om NBC)

Game 2-Monday, May 31, 2021 (7:30 P.M. EDT/4:30 P.M. PDT om NBC Sports Network)

Series Location: TD Garden-Boston Massachusetts (Games 1, 2, 5, 7) and Nassau Coliseum-Long Island, New York (Games 3, 4, 6)

2020-2021 Regular Season Series: Islanders Won the Regular Season Series vs. Bruins 5-3

Most Recent Playoff Meeting: 1983 Conference Finals (NYI Won the Series 4-2)

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Boston Bruins (33-16-7)-#3 Seed in the East

  • Defeated (2) Washington Capitals 4-1 in the First Round
  • Won a Postseason Series vs. Washington for the 1st Time Since 1990 Conference Finals
  • 5th Straight Playoff Appearance Dating Back to 2017
  • 3rd Postseason Meeting vs. Islanders (1980, 1983, 2021)
  • Bruins are 3-8 vs. NY Islanders All-Time in the Playoffs
  • Seeking 1st Third Round Appearance Since 2019 East Finals
  • Looking for 1st Stanley Cup Championship Since 2011
  • 10th Playoff Appearance Since 2010

New York Islanders (32-17-7)-#4 Seed in the East

  • Defeated (1) Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2 in the First Round
  • Three Consecutive Playoff Appearances for the 1st Time Since 2002-2004
  • 3rd Postseason Meeting vs. Boston (First Since 1983)
  • Islanders Lead the All-Time Playoff Series vs. Bruins 8-3
  • Seeking a Return to the Third Round in Back-to-Back Season
  • Looking for 1st Stanley Cup Appearance Since 1984
  • Has Not Won the Stanley Cup Since 1983
  • 6th Playoff Appearance Since 2010

Top Players to Watch in Bruins vs. Islanders Series (2021 NHL Playoff Statistics)

Boston Bruins

  • G Tuukka Rask: 4-1 Record, 0.941 Save %, 1.81 G.A.A.
  • RW David Pastrnak: 2 Goals & 4 Assists (6 Points)
  • D Charlie McAvoy: 0 Goals & 5 Assists (5 Points)
  • C Patrice Bergeron: 3 Goals & 1 Assist (4 Points)
  • LW Brad Marchand: 3 Goals & 0 Assists (3 Points)

New York Islanders

  • G Ilya Sorokin: 4-0 Record, 0.943 Save %, 1.95 G.A.A.
  • LW Anthony Beauvillier: 3 Goals & 4 Assists (7 Points)
  • C Jean-Gabriel Pageau: 1 Goal & 6 Assists (7 Points)
  • LW Josh Bailey: 3 Goals & 3 Assists (6 Points)
  • C Brock Nelson: 3 Goals & 3 Assists (6 Points)

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Official Bruins vs. Islanders: 2021 NHL 2nd Round Series Prediction

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