Dallas Falls 7-3 to Islanders - Recap
|Dallas Falls 7-3 to Islanders - Recap|
Hockey bettors who backed the Islanders on the moneyline Monday didn’t have to sweat out a close game, as New York easily handled Dallas 7-3 at Nassau Coliseum.
Bettors who backed the Islanders were rewarded as +100 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
New York got goals from John Tavares (3), Peter Regin, Brian Strait, Brock Nelson, and Ryan Strome in the victory. Strome opened the scoring at 1:41 of the second period.
Kevin Poulin turned in a 13-save effort for the Islanders.
Erik Cole, Jamie Benn, and Valeri Nichushkin scored for the Stars, finding the net behind Kevin Poulin.
Kari Lehtonen stopped 36 of 43 shots for the Stars, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
New York scored 3 times on 6 chances on the power play, while Dallas went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Dallas lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 43-23.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Toronto looking for another win. For Dallas, they head on the road to face New Jersey.