NY Islanders 4, Edmonton 1

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, December 31, 2011 1:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Edmonton 15-19-0-3 10-6-0-2 5-13-0-1 L3
NY Islanders 13-17-4-2 8-9-3-0 5-8-1-2 W2

Recap


Matt Moulson had a goal and two assists to lead the New York Islanders to a 4-1 win over the visiting Edmonton Oilers in a New Year's Eve matinee.

Moulson's first multi-assist effort of the season lifted the Islanders to their second straight win following a three-game losing skid.

The Oilers are now 0-3-0 on their marathon seven-game road trip.

John Tavares opened the scoring at 3:44. With the Islanders enjoying a power-play, the former first overall pick tapped a puck from the edge of the crease past Edmonton netminder Devan Dubnyk.

Sam Gagner evened things just before the 13-minute mark, redirecting a Corey Potter point shot past Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov.

Tavares made a highlight reel play to set up the go-ahead goal five minutes later, executing a spin-o-rama pass to Moulson for his team-high 17th goal of the season.

P.A. Parenteau and Matt Martin added goals 46 seconds apart early in the second period to put the game away.

Top Game Performances

Edmonton   NY Islanders
Sam Gagner 1 Points Matt Moulson 3
Sam Gagner 1 Goals Matt Moulson 1
Corey Potter 1 Assists Matt Moulson 2
N/A Power Play Goals PA Parenteau 1
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Devan Dubnyk .862 Save Percentage Evgeni Nabokov .966
Devan Dubnyk 25 Saves Evgeni Nabokov 28

Team Stats Summary

 
Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Edmonton 29 1 0-4 1-3 16 25
NY Islanders 29 4 2-3 4-4 8 25

Upcoming Games

  • NY Islanders will play their next game on the road against NY Islanders . The Islanders have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .292 after a loss.
  • Edmonton will play their next game on the road against Chicago . The Oilers have a W/L % of .400 after a win and .409 after a loss.
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