The New York Islanders and Tampa Bay Lightning are deadlocked at 2-2. Who takes control of this series in a pivotal Game 5?

Meanwhile, Vegas Golden Knights coach Peter DeBoer made a gutsy decision switching goalies in Game 4, and it paid off in a big way, as they knotted up their series with the Montreal Canadiens.

Check out the ESPN NHL Playoffs Daily to catch up every day of the postseason until the Stanley Cup is handed out in July.

More: Playoff schedule | Playoff Central

Game 5: New York Islanders at Tampa Bay Lightning | 8 p.m. ET (series tied 2-2)

The Lightning made a push in the third period of Game 4, but it wasn't enough to overcome the Islanders, who took a 3-0 lead and held on to win 3-2 thanks to an incredible defensive stop by Ryan Pulock in the final seconds. The good news for Tampa? The Lightning are 11-0 following a loss in the past two postseasons.

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