Recap - Islanders Defeat Dallas 4-2
|Recap - Islanders Defeat Dallas 4-2|
New York earned a 4-2 victory over Dallas behind a 2-goal performance from Kyle Okposo on Sunday at American Airlines Center.
New York was an underdog by +125 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Kyle Okposo (2), John Tavares, and Brock Nelson each scored for the Islanders in the victory. Okposo opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 10:47 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Thomas Vanek and John Tavares.
Kevin Poulin stopped 29 of 31 Dallas shots in the victory.
Ray Whitney and Sergei Gonchar scored for the Stars, finding the net behind Kevin Poulin.
Dallas got a 27-stop effort from Dan Ellis in the loss.
On the power play, New York went 0-for-2, while the Stars were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Panthers. The Stars will aim to get back on the winning track vs Edmonton.