The Florida Panthers say team chemistry has played an important role in their surprising season, which has included a first-place finish in the Atlantic Division.
The Panthers lost 4-3 to the Islanders in overtime on Sunday and now trail in the series
The Panthers made a roster change on Saturday when they replaced Rocco Grimaldi with Logan Shaw
Reilly Smith had a goal and an assist in Friday's win to help the Panthers tie up the series.
The playoffs got off to a bad start for the Panthers on Thursday with New York winning 5-4.
The Panthers will open the playoffs with a first round series against the New York Islanders
The Panthers finished up the regular season with a 5-2 win over the Hurricanes on Saturday
The Panthers saw their four-game winning streak come to an end in Ottawa on Thursday.
The Panthers clinched the Atlantic Division with their 4-1 win over Montreal on Tuesday.
The Panthers beat the Maple Leafs on Monday to secure an extra home game in round one.