The Islanders defeated the Washington Capitals, 5-2, in Game 2 of their Stanley Cup Playoffs Eastern Conference first round on Friday in Toronto. The Islanders lead the best-of-seven series, 2-0. 

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Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals celebrates after scoring a goal past Semyon Varlamov #40 of the New York Islanders during the first period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) scores against New York Islanders goaltender Semyon Varlamov (40) during first-period NHL Eastern Conference Stanley Cup playoff hockey action in Toronto, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020. 

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Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals celebrates after scoring a goal past Semyon Varlamov #40 of the New York Islanders during the first period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario. 

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Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) makes a save against New York Islanders right wing Leo Komarov (47) as Capitals left wing Ilya Kovalchuk (17) looks on during the second period of an NHL Eastern Conference Stanley Cup hockey playoff game in Toronto, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020.

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New York Islanders centre Brock Nelson (29) scores on Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) during the second period of an NHL Eastern Conference Stanley Cup hockey playoff game in Toronto, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020.

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Nick Leddy #2 of the New York Islanders scores a goal against the Washington Capitals during the second period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Nick Leddy of the Islanders is congratulated by his teammate, Anthony Beauvillier after scoring a goal against the Capitals during the second period in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on Friday in Toronto.

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Nick Leddy #2 of the New York Islanders is congratulated by his teammates after scoring a goal against the Washington Capitals during the second period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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TORONTO, ONTARIO - AUGUST 14: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals is pursued by Nick Leddy #2 of the New York Islanders during the second period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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Matt Martin #17 of the New York Islanders is congratulated by his teammates after scoring a goal against the Washington Capitals during the second period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Matt Martin #17 of the New York Islanders celebrates after scoring a goal against the Washington Capitals during the second period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Matt Martin of the Islanders is congratulated by his teammates after scoring a goal against the Capitals during the second period in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on Friday in Toronto.

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Matt Martin #17 of the New York Islanders is congratulated by his teammates after scoring a goal against the Washington Capitals during the second period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals scores a goal past Semyon Varlamov #40 of the New York Islanders during the second period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals is congratulated by his teammates after scoring a goal against the New York Islanders during the second period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals is congratulated by his teammates after scoring a goal against the New York Islanders during the second period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Brock Nelson #29 of the New York Islanders scores a goal against the Washington Capitals during the second period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Brock Nelson #29 of the New York Islanders celebrates after scoring a goal past Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals during the second period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Brock Nelson #29 of the New York Islanders celebrates after scoring a goal against the Washington Capitals during the second period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Brock Nelson #29 of the New York Islanders is congratulated by his teammates after scoring a goal against the Washington Capitals during the second period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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T.J. Oshie #77 of the Washington Capitals is defended by Ryan Pulock #6 of the New York Islanders during the second period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Brock Nelson #29 of the New York Islanders is congratulated by his teammates after scoring a goal against the Washington Capitals during the second period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Ryan Pulock #6 of the New York Islanders carries the puck against the Washington Capitals during the second period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Mathew Barzal #13 of the New York Islanders is pursued by Carl Hagelin #62 of the Washington Capitals during the second period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Lars Eller #20 of the Washington Capitals battles for the puck with Casey Cizikas #53 of the New York Islanders during the second period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Mathew Barzal #13 of the New York Islanders is defended by Brenden Dillon #4 of the Washington Capitals during the second period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin reacts after scoring on Islanders goaltender Semyon Varlamov as Islanders center Mathew Barzal looks on during the second period of an NHL Eastern Conference Stanley Cup hockey playoff game in Toronto on Friday.

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Brenden Dillon #4 of the Washington Capitals is checked by Cal Clutterbuck #15 of the New York Islanders during the second period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Mathew Barzal #13 of the New York Islanders is checked by Brenden Dillon #4 of the Washington Capitals during the second period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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New York Islanders centre Brock Nelson (29) celebrates his goal against the Washington Capitals during second-period NHL Eastern Conference Stanley Cup playoff hockey action in Toronto, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020.

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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin celebrates his goal against the New York Islanders during the second period of an NHL Eastern Conference Stanley Cup hockey playoff game in Toronto, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020.

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New York Islanders left wing Matt Martin (17) scores on Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) during second period NHL Eastern Conference Stanley Cup playoff hockey action in Toronto on Friday, Aug. 14, 2020.

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New York Islanders defenceman Adam Pelech (3) hits Washington Capitals left wing Jakub Vrana (13) during the first period of an NHL Eastern Conference Stanley Cup hockey playoff game in Toronto, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

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New York Islanders center Brock Nelson (29) tries to tip the puck as Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) watches during first-period NHL Eastern Conference Stanley Cup playoff hockey action in Toronto, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020.

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Brenden Dillon #4 of the Washington Capitals and Adam Pelech #3 of the New York Islanders exchange words during the first period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) makes a save against the New York Islanders as teammate Jonas Siegenthaler (34) defends during the first period of an NHL Eastern Conference Stanley Cup hockey playoff game in Toronto, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020.

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Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) reaches for the puck as New York Islanders center Brock Nelson (29) battles with Capitals defenseman Jonas Siegenthaler (34) during the first period of an NHL Eastern Conference Stanley Cup hockey playoff game in Toronto, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020.

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Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) makes a save as New York Islanders center Brock Nelson (29) looks on during the first period of an NHL Eastern Conference Stanley Cup hockey playoff game in Toronto, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020.

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Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) makes a save against New York Islanders left wing Anthony Beauvillier (18) during first-period NHL Eastern Conference Stanley Cup playoff hockey action in Toronto, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020.

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New York Islanders defenseman Adam Pelech (3) hits Washington Capitals left wing Jakub Vrana (13) during the first period of an NHL Eastern Conference Stanley Cup hockey playoff game in Toronto, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin celebrates his goal against the New York Islanders during first-period NHL Eastern Conference Stanley Cup playoff hockey action in Toronto, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020.

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New York Islanders goaltender Semyon Varlamov (40) makes a save as Washington Capitals right wing Garnet Hathaway (21) and Islanders defenseman Devon Toews (25) battle for the rebound during first-period NHL Eastern Conference Stanley Cup playoff hockey action in Toronto, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020.

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Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals scores a goal past Semyon Varlamov #40 of the New York Islanders during the first period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals skates out onto the ice prior to Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round against the New York Islanders during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals scores a goal past Semyon Varlamov #40 of the New York Islanders during the first period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Nelson #29 of the New York Islanders and Lars Eller #20 of the Washington Capitals battle for the opening face-off of the first period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Semyon Varlamov #40 of the New York Islanders makes a save against the Washington Capitals during the first period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Anders Lee #27 of the New York Islanders skates against Tom Wilson #43 of the Washington Capitals during the first period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Evgeny Kuznetsov #92 of the Washington Capitals and Anders Lee #27 of the New York Islanders battle for the puck during the first period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Tom Wilson #43 of the Washington Capitals skates against Devon Toews #25 of the New York Islanders during the first period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Jakub Vrana #13 of the Washington Capitals is checked by Adam Pelech #3 of the New York Islanders during the first period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Jakub Vrana #13 of the Washington Capitals is checked by Adam Pelech #3 of the New York Islanders during the first period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Semyon Varlamov #40 of the New York Islanders makes a save against the Washington Capitals during the first period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Derick Brassard #10 of the New York Islanders is pursued by Nic Dowd #26 of the Washington Capitals during the first period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals is defended by Andy Greene #4 of the New York Islanders during the first period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Head coach Barry Trotz of the New York Islanders looks on against the Washington Capitals during the first period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Lars Eller #20 of the Washington Capitals is pursued by Josh Bailey #12 of the New York Islanders during the first period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals is defended by Andy Greene #4 of the New York Islanders during the first period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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Casey Cizikas #53 of the New York Islanders is defended by Nic Dowd #26 of the Washington Capitals during the first period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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The New York Islanders and Washington Capitals mix it up after the whistle during the first period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on August 14, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario.

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