New York Skates Past Calgary 3-1 - Recap
The Islanders earned a 3-1 victory over the Flames on Thursday at Nassau Coliseum.
New York was an underdog by -102 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
New York got goals from Brian Rolston, Andrew MacDonald, and John Tavares in the victory. MacDonald opened the scoring at 3:04 of the second period.
Evgeni Nabokov stopped 29 of 30 Calgary shots in the victory.
Tim Jackman scored for the Flames, finding the net behind Evgeni Nabokov.
Calgary got a 31-stop effort from Miikka Kiprusoff in the loss.
New York scored 0 times on 1 chances on the power play, while Calgary went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Calgary lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 34-30.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Edmonton looking for another win. For Calgary, they head on the road to face Ottawa.