That’s a bad loss for the Jets who drop this one 5-4 after giving up the game tying goal and then the go ahead goal (in 33 seconds) late in the 3rd Ultimately they fall to 45-28-4 on the season.
For those who would like to take a deeper dive into the advanced stats here are the results from tonight’s game via Natural Stat Trick.
Prior to puck drop the Jets handed out their end of season awards to Josh Morrissey and Bryan Little.
– Adam Lowry with his first career three point game (2G 1A);
– That makes it three season in his first five in the NHL that Adam Lowry hits double digits in goals;
– Brandon Tanev also had a three point game (1G 2);
– Nathan Beaulieu had his second two point game since he joined the Jets (2A).
– Jacob Trouba had two assists which meant he hit the 40 assist mark for the first time in his career.
Coach Maurice: What did the Islanders do to stick around? The two goals in the final 33 seconds. When the game turned. How do they correct this after the last two games? What did he need to see from his team in order to turn the momentum back in their favour?
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