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The lesson from this year’s playoffs is that overtime is bad.

Tampa Bay Lightning v New York Islanders - Game Six Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

The New York Islanders held off the Tampa Bay Lightning last night, winning 3-2 in overtime to force a Game 7 on Friday night. This brings ever closer the specter of an Islanders vs Habs final, or in other words, a series designed to make Maple Leafs fans seriously consider moving to rural Vermont and taking up a life of animal husbandry and running a home preserving blog.

Or, maybe that’s just me.

Anyway, no matter how poorly the game ended, there were fun things. I know this is a controversial statement, but Brayden Point is good at hockey, and watching him play is an enjoyable experience. I’m sure you’re all shocked.

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