Whatever Josh Bailey is eating or drinking, I hope he continues to have the same stuff. Keep putting the socks on the same way. Do whatever you have to do.
After getting three helpers in the 5-3 victory on Tuesday, Josh Bailey did his version of “Can you Top This!!!” and got five points tonight, as the Isles won again by a score of 5-3 against the Penguins. With these back-to-back victories, Ranger fans are saying a big “THANK YOU” to the boys from Uniondale, for giving them a much more comfortable lead over Pittsburgh in the Atlantic Division standings.
The Pens were 14-1-1 in the last sixteen matches, and had bundles of confidence. However, in these last two games, the Isles were able to solve the mystery of Marc-Andre Fleury. And the first one to solve him tonight was Marty Reasoner who finally gets a goal as an Islander after 56 games, with Bailey getting one of the assists on the play.
The Penguins would even the game at one, when Pascal Dupuis would get a shorthanded goal as Bailey would gave up the puck in his zone. To the folks in section 317, number 12 in blue would be the goat, but it did not last long.
The third period, Okposo would get a slapper past Fleury to give the Isles a three goal lead. For the Minnesota native, he would notch his twentieth goal of the season, a career high. Despite having a long drought in the middle of the year, he has had a fantastic finish, giving the fans a taste of great things to come. Bailey would get an assist on the goal, getting his fourth point of the night.
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