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Islanders edge Canadiens in shootout

Frans Nielsen netted the winner in the shootout to lift the New York Islanders over the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 on Tuesday night.

New York won as +100 home underdogs, while the teams played OVER the 5-goal total listed by sportsbooks.

Sean Bergenheim had a goal and two assists in regulation for the Islanders, who also got tallies from Nielsen and Blake Comeau in the win.

Brian Gionta, Tomas Plekanec, and Maxim Lapierre scored for Montreal, which was outshot 42-31 by New York on the night.