The Islanders allowed two third-period goals and lost to the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Sunday at Barclays Center in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, falling in a 2-0 series deficit. >> Box score
Five takeaways from Sunday's game
1) Leading 1-0 heading into the third period, Robin Lehner and the Islanders allowed two goals in a 48-second span. Warren Foegele tied it 17 seconds into the period for Carolina, and Nino Niederreiter deflected a shot in front of Lehner into the back of the net to make it 2-1.
2) After outscoring the Penguins 14-7 in a four-game sweep, the Islanders have managed just one goal through the first two games of the conference semis.
3) Anders Lee had a shot hit the crossbar within the final minute as New York couldn't find the equalizer, falling in a 2-0 series deficit.
4) The Islanders went 1-for-3 on the power play, Mathew Barzal scoring midway through the first period to break a scoreless tie.
5) The Islanders outshot the Hurricanes 27-18 in the game.
The Islanders and Hurricanes play Game 3 of their series on Wednesday at 7 p.m. on the road.