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Jets rally to beat Islanders 5-4 in OT

Sunday, 01.27.2013 / 11:12 PM / News

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Jets rally to beat Islanders 5-4 in OT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) - 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.

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