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Jordan Eberle, Islanders Avoid Elimination with 2OT Game 5 Win vs. Lightning

The New York Islanders aren't going home yet.

Down 3-1 in the Eastern Conference Final, the Isles forced a Game 6 with a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday.

Game 5 saw a massive rebound from New York after blowing a 1-0 lead on Sunday en route to a 4-1 loss.

Jordan Eberle scored the game-winning goalat 12:30 into the second overtime periodas goaltender Semyon Varlamov came up with 37saves in the victory.

Notable Performers

Jordan Eberle, RW, New York Islanders: 1 Goal (Game-Winner)

Semyon Varlamov, G, New York Islanders: 36 Saves, 1 Goal Allowed

Victor Hedman, D, Tampa Bay Lightning: 1 Goal, 3 Blocks, 36:12 TOI

Blake Coleman, C, Tampa Bay Lightning, 1 Assist, 4 SOG, 9 Hits

What's Next

Game 6 between the Isles and Lightning is set for Thursday, September 17 at 8 p.