San Jose 2, NY Islanders 1

Boxscore | Recap
Thursday, November 11, 2010 10:30 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
NY Islanders 4-9-1-2 2-2-0-1 2-7-1-1 L9
San Jose 7-5-2-0 4-2-2-0 3-3-0-0 W1

Recap

Defenseman Dan Boyle scored in the third round of the shootout and Antero Niittymaki was flawless in the extra session as the San Jose Sharks skated to a 2-1 triumph over the visiting New York Islanders on Thursday.

Boyle also netted a power-play goal with 5:34 remaining in the second period for San Jose (7-5-2), which posted its fourth straight win at home.

Niittymaki finished with 24 saves to improve to 6-1-2 this season for the Sharks.

Captain Joe Thornton returned from a two-game suspension for his hit on St. Louis Blues left wing David Perron and had two shots on goal in this one. He finished with a minus-1.

P.A. Parenteau opened the scoring at 4:51 of the second period with his fourth goal of the season for New York (4-9-3), which dropped its ninth in a row. The Islanders haven't won since Oct. 21 against the Tampa Bay Lightning and have been outscored by a decisive 34-13 margin.

Veteran Dwayne Roloson turned aside 37 shots to drop his sixth straight decision for the New York. As a result, the Islanders fell to 2-7-2 away from Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum this season.

Top Game Performances

NY Islanders   San Jose
PA Parenteau 1 Points Dan Boyle 1
PA Parenteau 1 Goals Dan Boyle 1
Jack Hillen 1 Assists Patrick Marleau 1
N/A Power Play Goals Dan Boyle 1
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Dwayne Roloson .974 Save Percentage Antero Niittymaki .960
Dwayne Roloson 37 Saves Antero Niittymaki 24

Team Stats Summary

 
Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
NY Islanders 25 1 0-1 4-5 10 36
San Jose 38 2 1-5 1-1 2 36

Upcoming Games

  • San Jose will play their next game at home against Calgary . The Sharks have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .625 after a loss.
  • NY Islanders will play their next game on the road against Los Angeles . The Islanders have a W/L % of .400 after a win and .182 after a loss.
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