Round 2 Takeaways: How the Islanders beat the Bruins

As the playoff matchups in the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs start to wrap up, we're going to draw takeaways from them by highlighting the key trends that helped push the winning teams over the top. Since styles tend to make fights this time of year, it's useful to identify which teams have specifically been doing well to generate their positive results. 

Rather than just running traditional recaps though, we'll try to spin it forward by pulling some actionable bits of information out that will be relevant for the following round(s) to come as well. 

We've already looked at how the Canadiens were able to sweep the Jets with such ease, how the Lightning power play overwhelmed the Hurricanes, and how the Golden Knights flipped their series against the Avalanche. This time let's talk

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NHL Boston Bruins New York Islanders NHL Mathew Barzal Adam Pelech Semyon Varlamov
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