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Live Updates - Islanders vs. Flyers

by Staff Writer / New York Islanders

Live Updates

New York Islanders vs Philadelphia Flyers
Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 - 1:00 p.m. - Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY
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NYI - Nielsen - GOAL
PHI - Lecavalier - SAVE

NYI - Vanek - Miss
PHI - Giroux - Goal

NYI - Tavares - GOAL
PHI - Read - goal

NYI - Okposo - GOAL!

Furious pace to the overtime. Isles start the OT pressing in the Flyers end, but the Flyers respond and spend the back half of the period thundering down on the Isles. Nilsson gets caught out of position, but a combination of Brian Strait, Andrew MacDonald and Nilsson keep it out. Unclear who the puck hit, but we are going to a shootout on Long Island.

3rd Period:
3:15 - Eric Boulton and Steve Downie each get two minutes for roughing. Teams to play four-on-four hockey.

3:50 - PHI PP (Kyle Okposo - Two Minutes Hooking) Isles PK 2-for-2

6:10 - NYI PP (Adam Hall - Two Minutes Hooking) Isles PP 1-for-4.

8:16 - NYI GOAL! Brock Nelson cuts the deficit to one after burying a cross-crease feed from Bailey. Isles score six seconds after the power play ends. Islanders trail 3-2.

15:54 - NYI PP (Steve Downie - Two Minutes Holding) Isles 1-for-5 on the power play.

17:02 - NYI PP GOAL! Kyle Okposo shovels in a cross-ice feed and the Islanders have tied the game! 3-3 with 2:58 to play at the Coliseum. Game tied 3-3.


2nd Period:
0:50 - Tavares steps out of the box. Isles back to even strength.

1:09 - NYI PP (Nicklas Grossmann - Two Minutes Cross Checking) Isles PP 0-for-1

1:26 - PHI SH goal. Matt Read backhands the game's first goal high-glove side on Nilsson. Flyers open the scoring on the PK. Couturier and Timonen with the assists. 1-0 Flyers.

3:45 - Cizikas and Martin get a two-on-one break, but Martin is stopped by Emery.

7:55 - NYI PP (Scott Hartnell - Two Minutes Tripping) Isles PP 0-for-2

9:26 - NYI PP GOAL! John Tavares bails out a poor Islanders power play. The captain bangs in a loose puck in front of Emery. It wasn't pretty, but it counts. Okposo and Vanek with the assists. Game tied 1-1.

11:30 - PHI goal. Wayne Simmonds knocks in his own rebound underneath the arm of a sprawling Anders Nilsson and Matt Donovan. Hartnell with the assist. Flyers lead 2-1.

12:24 - NYI PP (Vincent Lecavalier - Two Minutes Hooking) Isles PP 1-for-3 tonight.

14:10 - Tavares gets a golden opportunity at the side of the net, but can't lift the puck over Emery's pad.

18:16 - PHI goal. Matt Read goes high short side on Nilsson for his second goal of the game. Streit with the assist. Flyers lead 3-1.

END OF 2ND PERIOD: Islanders trail 3-1. Shots are 25-23 Islanders.

1st Period:
3:17 - Anders Nilsson makes a good save on a redirection - Philly's best chance of the game so far. Flyers lead shots 3-1. No score.

5:54 - Matt Carkner and Jay Rosehill have a tilt in the Islanders end. Both getting fighting majors.

5:54 - PHI PP (Matt Martin - Two Minutes Roughing) Isles head to their first PK.

8:30 - Michael Grabner skates in and rips a shot from the dot, but Ray Emery gets a shoulder on it.

12:03 - Kyle Okposo and Braydon Coburn drop the gloves in the Flyers zone. Okposo scores a takedown and sends the Coliseum into a frenzy! Skates off to "USA! USA! USA!"

12:03 - NYI PP (Braydon Coburn - Two Minutes Slashing) Isles first PP of the game.

14:03 - Coburn steps out of the box. Teams back to even strength.

18:50 - PHI PP (John Tavares - Two Minutes Hooking) Isles PK 1-for-1

19:47 - Grabner gets a shorthanded breakaway, dekes forehand-to-backhand, but Emery gloves the grade-A chance.

END OF 1ST PERIOD: No score. Shots are 14-9 Flyers.

Isles Starters: Vanek-Tavares-Okposo, de Haan-Donovan, Nilsson in goal.
Flyers Starters: Read-Couturier-Lecavalier, Streit-Grossmann, Emery in goal.

Islanders Lines:
26 Thomas Vanek - 91 John Tavares - 21 Kyle Okposo
12 Josh Bailey - 51 Frans Nielsen - 15 Cal Clutterbuck
40 Michael Grabner  - 29 Brock Nelson - 13 Colin McDonald
36 Eric Boulton - 53 Casey Cizikas - 17 Matt Martin

37 Brian Strait - 47 Andrew MacDonald
44 Calvin de Haan - 46 Matt Donovan
14 Thomas Hickey - 7 Matt Carkner

45 Anders Nilsson
60 Kevin Poulin

Flyers Lines:
12 Michael Raffl - 28 Claude Giroux - 93 Jakub Voracek
19 Scott Hartnell - 10 Brayden Schenn - 17 Wayne Simmonds
24 Matt Read - 14 Sean Couturier - 40 Vincent Lecavalier
9 Steve Downie - 37 Jay Rosehill - 18 Adam Hall

44 Kimmo Timonen - 5 Braydon Coburn
32 Mark Streit - 8 Nicklas Grossmann
22 Luke Schenn - 41 Andrej Meszaros

35 Steve Mason
29 Ray Emery

Nilsson Starts: Anders Nilsson gets the start in goal for the Islanders.
Rematch: The Islanders get another crack at the Flyers less than 48 hours after Saturday’s loss.
Series Wrap Up: The Isles and Flyers wrap up their season series this afternoon. The Flyers lead the series three games to none.
Metropolitan Division: The Islanders play the second of four straight games against the Metropolitan division. Six of their next eight games are against Metro division opponents.
Visnovsky Practices: Lubomir Visnovsky practiced with the team for the first time since suffering a concussion on Oct. 19.
Returning Home: After six straight on the road, the Islanders play their next seven games in New York and on Long Island.
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