Islanders set to take on Panthers tonight

The puck drops for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at 7 p.m.

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders scores the game tying goal at 19:06 of the third period against Roberto Luongo #1 of the Florida Panthers in Game Six of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Barclays Center on April 24, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders scores the game tying goal at 19:06 of the third period against Roberto Luongo #1 of the Florida Panthers in Game Six of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Barclays Center on April 24, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) (4/27/16)

FLORIDA - The quest for the cup continues tonight for the New York Islanders.

The Isles are down in Tampa and will kick off their series against the Lightning.

John Tavares and his squad are looking to keep up the momentum after knocking out the Florida Panthers in dramatic double overtime fashion.

The puck drops for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at 7 p.m. 

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