Posted January 27, 2013 on AP on Fox
Evander Kane scored 1:59 into overtime to give the Winnipeg Jets a 5-4 come-from-behind victory against the New York Islanders on Sunday. Kane, who also had an assist, tapped the puck in past goalie Evgeni Nabokov after a rebound from a long Olli Jokinen shot. Alexei Ponikarovsky, Bryan Little, Dustin Byfuglien and Alexander Burmistrov also scored for Winnipeg (3-1-1), which was down 4-2 midway through the third period. The Jets have now won three games in a row. John Tavares had a goal and two assists for the Islanders (2-3-0). David Ullstrom, Matt Moulson and Mark Streit also scored for New York. Frans Nielsen had a pair of assists. Byfuglien's goal on the power play at 12:59 of the third period marked the first time this season the Islanders had allowed a power-play goal in 17 shorthanded situations. Burmistrov's goal 65 seconds later tied the game 4-4 in front of a sellout of 15,004 at MTS Centre. Jets backup goalie Al Montoya got his first start of the season against his ...
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