Islanders Fall 5-4 Against Winnipeg - Game Recap
|Islanders Fall 5-4 Against Winnipeg - Game Recap|
The Jets earned a 5-4 victory over the Islanders on Sunday at MTS Centre.
The Jets were a -127 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Winnipeg got goals from Alexei Ponikarovsky, Dustin Byfuglien, Bryan Little, Evander Kane, and Alex Burmistrov in the victory. Ponikarovsky opened the scoring at 10:15 of the first period.
Al Montoya turned in a 21-save effort for the Jets.
New York got goals from Mark Streit, Matt Moulson, John Tavares, and David Ullstrom in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Evgeni Nabokov stopped 30 of 35 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Winnipeg went 1-for-4, while the Islanders were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Winnipeg outshot New York 35-25 in the game.
Winnipeg heads into a battle against the Canadiens. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Pittsburgh.