That’s it. That’s the whole of the story. Nothing that happened in the previous six games against the Lightning — including Game 6, which the Isles won in OT and Nikita Kucherov missed all but one shift but appears to be ready for tonight — really matters at this point.
It’s one game to take the series, the beauty and the horror of Game 7 all wrapped in one.
Let’s. Go. Islanders.