Islanders vs Jets Final: 5-4 - Recap
|Islanders vs Jets Final: 5-4 - Recap|
New York earned a 5-4 victory over Winnipeg behind a 2-goal performance from Kyle Okposo on Thursday at Nassau Coliseum.
The Islanders were a -117 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
New York got goals from Kyle Okposo (2), Michael Grabner (2), and Matt Moulson in the victory. Moulson opened the scoring at 6:38 of the first period.
Al Montoya turned in a 21-save effort for the Islanders.
Andrew Ladd, Dustin Byfuglien, Tobias Enstrom, and Zach Bogosian scored for the Jets, finding the net behind Al Montoya.
Chris Mason stopped 23 of 28 shots for the Jets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 0-for-3, while the Jets were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Winnipeg lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 28-25.
New York heads into a battle against the Blue Jackets. Winnipeg, meanwhile, will have their next action against Tampa Bay.