New York Ices Winnipeg 3-1 - Recap
New York got a 37-save performance from Evgeni Nabokov as the Islanders handed Winnipeg a 3-1 loss on Tuesday at MTS Centre.
Bettors who backed the Islanders were rewarded as +125 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
P.A. Parenteau, Matt Moulson, and Matt Martin each scored for the Islanders in the victory. Moulson opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 3:55 of the second period. The goal was assisted by John Tavares.
Evgeni Nabokov stopped 37 of 38 Winnipeg shots in the victory.
Winnipeg got a goal from Chris Thorburn in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Winnipeg got a 22-stop effort from Ondrej Pavelec in the loss.
On the power play, New York went 1-for-1, while the Jets were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Winnipeg by a margin of 38-25.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Blues. The Jets will aim to get back on the winning track at Minnesota.