NHL Tonight will stream tonight’s NHL Playoff Game 3 between the New York Islanders and Washington Capitals live and in HD.
Here are all the TV and online stream links for tonight’s game: The Islanders are coming off a 5-1 victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday and are one game out of the playoff picture with six games remaining.
Washington is tied with New Jersey for first place in the East and has the best record in the Metropolitan Division.
The Capitals will be looking to bounce back from a 5,000-plus point defeat in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals on Thursday night at home against the New Jersey Devils.
Washington has lost three straight games to the Devils and five of their last six.
Washington will be hoping to bounce into a sweep of the Devils for the second straight time, as the Capitals have lost four straight games in the series.
The Islanders and Capitals played in Game 4 on Saturday in Washington, with the Capitals winning 3-2 in overtime.
Islanders defenseman Kyle Okposo scored a power-play goal in the third period to give Washington a 4-3 lead in regulation.
The Capitals scored on a power play with 3:17 left in the second to tie the game and then got on the board first on a goal from Alex Ovechkin.
Ovechiks first goal in his NHL career gave the Capitals a 3-1 lead and made it 4-1 on a Pavel Datsyuk goal.
Washington will try to get a three-goal lead in the first period as well as a goal in regulation and then get on the boards in the final minute of the first.
Isles defenseman Justin Williams is likely to start at center, while Islanders forward Nick Leddy will move into the No. 1 spot for his second game in three days.
The Caps are coming into the game with a 3.05 goals-against average and a save percentage of .903, and are coming from a loss in Game 2 in overtime in New Jersey.
Caps forward Alex Ovi was credited with the game-winning goal for the Islanders in Game 1, while defenseman Andre Burakovsky made 32 saves on 27 shots for Washington in Game 6.