Found November 05, 2011 on Islanders Hockey Blog:
The Islanders broke their six game winless streak tonight with a 5-3 victory over the Washington Capitals. The Islanders get the much needed win just as they prepare for a three game road trip this up coming week. The Islanders would fall behind in the first period when Joel Ward scored 5:24 into the game. The score would remain that way until 18:41 when Alexander Ovechkin blasted a one timer from the point to make it 2-0 Capitals. The Islanders would cut the lead in half when Frans Nielsen was able to score a back hander through the legs of Thomas Vokoun to make it a 2-1 game. After consistently strong play through the second period for the Islanders, Brian Rolston was able to tie the game at two with a slap shot that beat Vokoun. The Islanders strong play continued into the third period and 6:28 into the period Matt Martin scored on a rebound to give the Islanders their first lead of the night. But the Capitals responded three minutes later after Steve Staios took an interferen...
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