Rapid Recap: Islanders 3, Oilers 2 OT

Video: Dobson completes comeback in OT


1st Period: 

16:40 -

NYI 1 , EDM 0 PPG - Anders Lee stuffs a backhander through Mikko Koskinen's five-hole after the goalie gives up a rebound on a Kieffer Bellows shot. Noah Dobson picks up the secondary assist. The power-play goal was the Islanders fourth in their last four games... 

2nd Period:

0:31 - NYI 1,

EDM 1 - Leon Draisaitl ties the score, banking a centering feed off Matt Martin's skate and past Ilya Sorokin. The goal is Draisaitl's league-leading 25th of the season. 

17:13 -

EDM 2 , NYI 1 - Darnell Nurse finds a loose puck amidst chaos in front of the Islanders' net, potting it past Sorokin. Zach Hyman and Connor McDavid pick up the assists

3rd Period:

2:23 -

NYI 2 , EDM 2 - Austin Czarnik's rebound pops out to Anthony Beauvillier at the side of the net and the forward buries it to tie the score. Ross Johnston earns the secondary assist.


3:52 -

NYI 3 , EDM 2 OT - Noah Dobson skates in one-on-one vs Darnell Nurse and uses the Oilers defenseman as a bit of a screen before beating Koskinen stick side. 


Head Coach Barry Trotz missed Saturday's game due to personal reasons (non-COVID-19). Assistant Coach John Gruden and Goalie Coach Piero Greco were also placed in COVID-19 protocol. Associate Coach Lane Lambert assumed head coaching duties... Anders Lee extended his goal streak to two games and his point streak to five games (3G, 2A)... Noah Dobson extended his point streak to three games (2G, 3A)... Mat Barzal recorded an assist and now has 13 points (2G, 11A) in his last eight games... Anthony Beauvillier returned to the linup, drawing in for Michael Dal Colle... Beauvillier and Dobson co-led the Islanders with five shots on goal... Dobson played a team-high 24:54 


Ilya Sorokin stopped 17 of 19 in the win. 

Mikko Koskinen stopped 26 of 29 in the OT loss. 


The Islanders went 1-for-2 on the power play, scoring for a fourth-straight game and for the sixth time in their last seven contests. The Islanders were not penalized. 


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Video: EDM@NYI: Dobson complete comeback in OT


With the Islanders four-game road trip to the Pacific Northwest and Canadian Rockies postponed, the Islanders will have 11 days without a game before taking on the New Jersey Devils on Jan. 13 at UBS Arena. 

Source : https://www.nhl.com/islanders/news/rapid-recap-islanders-3-oilers-2-ot/c-329377332

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