The New York Islanders have made history by setting a new record for the fastest four goals scored in NHL playoff history. In an electrifying performance during Game 3 against the Carolina Hurricanes, the Islanders managed to score four goals in just 2 minutes and 18 seconds. This scoring frenzy propelled them to a decisive 5-1 victory, marking their first playoff win at the UBS Arena.
The game was evenly matched with the score tied at 1-1 as the teams entered the third period. However, with less than five minutes left on the clock, the Islanders unleashed an offensive onslaught that left fans and analysts in awe. Kyle Palmieri initiated the scoring spree, followed by goals from Matt Martin, Scott Mayfield, and Anders Lee, putting the Islanders ahead by four goals in record-breaking time. The four goals were all scored within 2 minutes and 18 seconds of each other.
The team’s performance not only secures their place in the history books but also provides a significant boost in momentum as they continue their pursuit of the Stanley Cup. As the playoff series progresses, the Islanders will look to build on this victory and carry their record-setting offensive prowess into future games.
Fastest 4 goals in NHL playoff history