NY Islanders Prospect Isaiah George Provides Primary Assist on Winning Goal in 5 goal Comeback

London Knights v Oshawa Generals
London Knights v Oshawa Generals / Chris Tanouye/GettyImages

There may not be any more NY Islanders hockey to watch this season, but that doesn't mean there isn't exciting hockey being played by members of the organization.

The three leagues that make up the CHL are in the middle of their championship games with Islanders prospects Isaiah George of the the London Knights competing in the OHL championship, and Justin Gill of the Baie-Comeau Drakkar playing in the QMJHL Finals.

George and the London Knights have steamrolled through the regular season, finishing as the league's top team, and have continued their impressive streak through the OHL playoffs. The Knights bullied their way through the first two rounds, sweeping both series before defeating the Memorial Cup hosts, the Saginaw Spirit, 4-2 in the Western Conference Finals.

Now up against the Eastern Conference champion Oshawa Generals, the Knights took both home games, heading to Oshawa last night with a 2-0 lead.

Unlike every other game this series, the Generals jumped on the Knights early, taking a three-goal lead in the first period with all three coming in a span of 1:07. The second stanza was similar to the first, as the Knights went into the final frame trailing 6-2.

Just when you think it'd be time for the Knights to lick their wounds and hope to rebound in Game 4, London came storming back, scoring four goals in the third period to force OT. A scoreless OT saw the game go to a sixth period, where the Knights didn't need long to end it.

George gathered a loose puck between the blue line and the top of the circle, firing it towards the net looking for a teammate's stick, where he found Henry Brzustewicz on the doorstep who deflected the puck past the goaltender for a 7-6 victory.

George is the Islanders' top prospect on the blue line and has been a major contributor for the Knights during their special run. He's not known for his offensive prowess but has contributed 4 goals and 7 assists this postseason.

The Knights will look to close out the series tomorrow night and clinch their spot in the Memorial Cup.