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New York Islanders vs. Florida Panthers Players To Watch
By Matt O'Leary
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The New York Islanders are set to start their first round playoff match-up with the Panthers, and both teams have key players that need to step up.
The Islanders and the Panthers are set to meet up in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Here are two teams who are trying to do something they haven’t done in over twenty years. Advance in the playoffs. Are these teams built to go up against Eastern Conference power houses? The key to getting out of the first round and beyond is on the rosters; do they have what it takes to make this a long run?
In three regular season meetings the Islanders were 1-1-1 against the Panthers. Although many Islander fans wanted their team to “tank” to avoid the Penguins, the Panthers will be no cake walk.
Here are some players to watch for on both sides:
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