NY Islanders 5, Washington 3

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, November 5, 2011 7:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Washington 9-3-0-0 6-0-0-0 3-3-0-0 L1
NY Islanders 4-5-1-1 4-3-1-0 0-2-0-1 W1

Recap

P.A. Parenteau snapped a tie with 1:46 remaining in the third period as the New York Islanders halted their six-game losing streak with a 5-3 triumph over the visiting Washington Capitals on Saturday.

Milan Jurcina unleashed a slap shot from the right point that Tomas Vokoun stopped. But the puck trickled into the crease and Parenteau knocked it into the net for a 4-3 lead.

Frans Nielsen had a goal and two assists, Brian Rolston, Matt Martin and John Tavares also scored and Parenteau set up a pair of tallies for New York, which posted its first regulation victory over Washington since Oct. 18, 2007.

Martin had given the Islanders a 3-2 edge when he backhanded a rebound past Vokoun from the doorstep 6 1/2 minutes into the third. The lead lasted less than three minutes, however, as Brooks Laich beat Rick DiPietro with a snap shot from the left circle during a power play.

Alex Ovechkin and Joel Ward also tallied and Nicklas Backstrom added two assists for Washington, which had won six straight both overall and on the road against New York.

Top Game Performances

Washington   NY Islanders
Nicklas Backstrom 2 Points Frans Nielsen 3
Brooks Laich 1 Goals Frans Nielsen 1
Nicklas Backstrom 2 Assists Frans Nielsen 2
Brooks Laich 1 Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Tomas Vokoun .882 Save Percentage Rick DiPietro .893
Tomas Vokoun 30 Saves Rick DiPietro 25

Team Stats Summary

 
Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Washington 28 3 1-3 2-2 8 25
NY Islanders 35 5 0-2 2-3 7 25

Upcoming Games

  • NY Islanders will play their next game on the road against NY Islanders . The Islanders have a W/L % of .667 after a win and .250 after a loss.
  • Washington will play their next game at home against Dallas . The Capitals have a W/L % of .800 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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