Cizikas’ OT goal lifts Islanders past Bruins 4-3 in Game 2

BOSTON (AP) — Casey Cizikas saw the open ice ahead. And he knew the Boston defense would be coming on quickly.

“I knew that D-man was going to be tracking me hard,” Cizikas said Monday night after his breakaway goal with 14:48 gone in overtime gave the Islanders a 4-3 victory over the Bruins and sent the second-round playoff series back to New York tied at one game apiece.

“I just wanted to get a shot off,” Cizikas added, “and I was able to beat him.”

Cizikas picked up a loose puck that bounced off Boston forward Charlie Coyle’s skate and he raced in all alone on Tuukka Rask before . . .

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