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Live Updates - Islanders vs. Capitals

by Staff Writer / New York Islanders

Live Updates

New York Islanders vs. Washington Capitals
Saturday Apr. 5 2014 - 5:00 p.m. - Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY
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3rd Period:
0:00 - Calvin de Haan is back on the ice for the Islanders.

2nd Period:
2:36 - WSH goal. Evgeny Kuznetsov ties the game up early in the second period. Assists to Johansson and Brouwer. Game tied 1-1.

4:16 - NYI GOAL! John Persson sneaks a backhander under the arm of Braden Holtby for his first NHL goal! Islanders lead 2-1.

6:25 - WSH PP (Mike Halmo - Two Minutes Interference) Isles PK 2-for-2 tonight.

8:32 - NYI PP (Alex Ovechkin - Two Minutes Roughing) Isles PP 0-for-1

9:55 - NYI PP GOAL! Frans Nielsen one times a feed from Josh Bailey on the power play. Assists to Josh Bailey and Brock Nelson. Islanders lead 3-1.

12:45 - WSH goal. Nick Backstrom scores his 14th in a scramble around the Islanders crease. Calvin de Haan is injured on the play and was helped off the ice. Islanders lead 3-2.

15:01 - WSH goal. A bouncing puck leds to a giveaway in the slot and Joel Ward ties the score at three. Captials net two goals in 2:16. Game tied 3-3.

18:32 - WSH PP (Matt Carkner - Two Minutes Interference) Isles PK 3-for-3 tonight.

19:11 - Troy Brouwer gets two for high-sticking with 48.6 to play in the second. Teams to play 1:21 of 4-on-4

END OF 2ND PERIOD: Game tied 3-3. Islanders lead shots 25-17

1st Period:
2:51 - Mike Halmo and Tom Wilson drop the gloves in the neutral zone. Both 43's get five minutes. Halmo gets two minutes for roughing while Wilson gets two minutes for boarding.

5:03 - WSH PP (Ryan Strome - Two Minutes Hooking) Isles head to their first PK of the game.

7:50 - Brock Nelson is helped off the ice after blocking a shot by Tyson Strachan. Nelson initially hopped to the bench, but needed help getting off the ice.

12:55 - NYI GOAL! Cal Clutterbuck taps in a nifty backhand setup from Casey Cizikas. Islanders lead 1-0.

13:30 - WSH PP (Calvin de Haan - Two Minutes Slashing) Isles PK 1-for-1

16:17 - NYI PP (Tyson Strachan - Two Minutes Holding) Isles head to their first PP

END OF 1ST PERIOD: Islanders 1, Capitals 0. Islanders lead shots 17-8.

Isles Starters: Grabner-Nelson-Clutterbuck; Czuczman-Hickey; Nabokov in goal.
Caps Starters: Kuznetsov-Johansson-Brouwer; Green-Orlov; Holtby in goal.

Grabner Returns:
Michael Grabner returns to the Islanders lineup for the first time since suffering a concussion on March 10 in Vancouver. Grabner will play on a line with Brock Nelson and Cal Clutterbuck.

Nabokov Starts: Evgeni Nabokov will start in goal for the Islanders.

Sundstrom Returned: Johan Sundstrom was returned on loan to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (AHL).
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