New York Skates Past Ottawa 4-3 - Recap
New York earned a 4-3 victory over Ottawa on Tuesday, but needed a shootout to do it at Scotiabank Place.
The Islanders were a +115 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
The win was clinched by Frans Nielsen, who beat Brian Elliott in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for New York. New York got goals from Blake Comeau, Michael Grabner, and Josh Bailey in the victory. Comeau opened the scoring at 8:07 of the second period.
Nathan Lawson stopped 28 of 31 Ottawa shots in the victory.
Ryan Shannon, Erik Karlsson, and Bobby Butler scored for the Senators, finding the net behind Nathan Lawson.
Brian Elliott stopped 25 of 28 shots for the Senators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 0-for-4, while the Senators were 2-for-5 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Ottawa by a margin of 31-28.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Boston looking for another win. For Ottawa, they head home to face Boston.