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Kadri has hat trick and Phaneuf scores winner to lift Maple Leafs to 5-4 OT win over Islanders

Thursday, 02.28.2013 / 10:05 PM / News

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Kadri has hat trick and Phaneuf scores winner to lift Maple Leafs to 5-4 OT win over Islanders

UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Nazem Kadri notched his first career hat trick and Dion Phaneuf scored at 1:11 of overtime to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 5-4 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night.

Phaneuf's fourth goal of the season lifted Toronto to its third straight win and fourth in five games at New York. The Maple Leafs have six wins in their last nine games against the Islanders. James van Riemsdyk also scored for the Maple Leafs, who improved to 9-4 on the road.

New York rallied on third-period goals by Andrew MacDonald and Kyle Okposo after Kadri finished his hat trick to put Toronto up 4-2 at the 14:12 mark of the second. The Islanders also got goals from Josh Bailey in the first period and Lubomir Visnovsky in the second.

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