Found March 04, 2012 on Islanders Hockey Blog:
The Islanders head into a three-day break with a 1-0 win over the New Jersey Devils. Islander rookie goaltender Anders Nilsson earned his first career NHL win and stopped 25 shots in the shootout. It would take until the second period for either side to put a point on the board. At the 2:39 mark of the second period, Kyle okposo was able to fire a shot past the glove of Martin Brodeur for the games only goal. During the period the Islanders were able to draw three power play chances, the third came late in the period and spilled over to the third, but couldn’t convert. John Tavares nearly added an empty net goal late in the third period, but hit the side of the net trying to get a shot off quickly with Devil players closing in. A play earlier, PA Parenteu was beat to a puck that he could have put into the empty net. After the jump some post game thoughts. - Anders Nilsson had a much better game than his first outing several months back. Of course, he wasn’t facing Sidney Cros...
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