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Quine's game-winner in double OT

NYI@FLA, Gm5: Quine wins game with PPG in double OT

R1, Gm5: Alan Quine lights the lamp on the power play, giving the Islanders a 2-1 win in double overtime for his first career playoff goal

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Alan Quine didn't waste any time making Stanley Cup Playoff history.

The 23-year-old forward scored 16:00 into the second overtime to give the New York Islanders a 2-1 win against the Florida Panthers in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference First Round on Friday.

Quine had played two regular-season NHL games, the fewest for any player who won a playoff game by scoring an OT goal.

Marek Svatos had four games of regular-season experience when he scored in overtime for the Colorado Avalanche against the Dallas Stars on April 14, 2004. Ben Smith played six games before scoring for the Chicago Blackhawks against the Vancouver Canucks on April 24, 2011, according to Elias Sports Bureau.

Quine made his NHL debut on April 9 and scored a shorthanded goal against the Buffalo Sabres. He played his second game in New York's regular-season finale against the Philadelphia Flyers on April 10.

The goal Friday was his first in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

"It was opening up for a one-timer, and [Thomas] Hickey made a good play to [Marek] Zidlicky and he put a nice fake on it and put it right in my wheelhouse and I just ripped it," Quine said. "I put it on net and near the post and saw everyone celebrating a little bit. It was nice for it to go in."

Quine has played in all five games of the series against the Panthers and had an assist in Game 1.

He was a sixth-round pick (No. 166) by New York in the 2013 NHL Draft.

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