Islanders Down New Jersey 3-2 - Match Report
It came down to a shootout and Anders Nilsson foiled the opposition in a 3-2 victory for New York over New Jersey Friday.
The Islanders were a +164 underdog in the win. The combined score pushed PUSH the total, which closed at 5.
Ryan Strome clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 3 for the Islanders. New York got goals from Ryan Strome and Anders Lee in the victory. Lee opened the scoring at 10:04 of the first period.
Anders Nilsson turned in a 25-save effort for the Islanders.
Patrik Elias and Ryan Carter scored for the Devils, finding the net behind Anders Nilsson.
Martin Brodeur stopped 28 of 30 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
New York scored 1 time on 3 chances on the power play, while New Jersey went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
New York outshot New Jersey 30-27 in the game.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Buffalo looking for another win. For New Jersey, they head home to face Boston.