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Isles' optimistic outlook takes hit with OT loss

Updated: May 6, 2013, 3:18 AM ET
Associated Press

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- The New York Islanders' rallying cry in their return to the postseason for the first time in six years is "Believe."

Even the most ardent of supporters might find that optimism difficult following a deflating home loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Buoyed by a split of the first two games of the first-round series in Pittsburgh, the Islanders came home to Nassau Coliseum with the feeling they could upset the Penguins -- the top-seeded team in the Eastern Conference. ...

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