Posted November 02, 2013 on AP on Fox
Keeping the puck out of their own net continues to be a problem for the New York Islanders. It certainly has been in recent games against the Boston Bruins. The Islanders overcame those defensive deficiencies for one game and will try to win two straight for the first time this season Saturday night against the visiting Bruins. A determined effort by the Islanders on Friday at Ottawa resulted in a well-earned 5-4 shootout victory after they overcame a pair of two-goal deficits and outshot the Senators 57-31. It was the second win in six games for New York (5-5-3), which reached 50 shots for the first time since recording 60 on Oct. 25, 2008, against Carolina. ''I think what's important is that we got the `W' and we got the 5-4 win," captain John Tavares said. "If it's the other way around and lose in the shootout and we had that many shots it can be a little frustrating, but this is something to build on and carry over to the next game.'' Frans Nielsen scored his team-leading e...
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