Uniondale, NY (Sports Network) - Frans Nielsen and John Tavares scored in the
shootout, leading the New York Islanders to a 3-2 win over Ottawa at Nassau
Nielsen opened the shootout by beating Sens goaltender Robin Lehner through
the pads with a wrister. Evgeni Nabokov turned away both Jakob Silfverberg and
Tavares iced the game for the hosts by using several stick-fakes to draw
Lehner to the left side of his crease before slipping the puck home on the
Brad Boyes and Michael Grabner tallied in regulation and Nabokov finished with
29 saves for the Islanders, who snapped a three-game slide.
Mika Zibanejad and Patrick Wiercioch scored for the Senators, who suffered their
third straight 2-1 defeat despite a 33-save performance by Lehner.
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