New York Islanders vs. LA Kings
Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 - 7:00 p.m. - Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum - Uniondale, NY Note: Page will automatically refresh every 60 seconds.
Lineup Notes/Changes: No changes. The Isles will ice the same lineup as Tuesday's win over Nashville.
Radek Martinek (healthy scratch), Eric Boulton (healthy scratch), Brian Strait (upper body), Thomas Vanek (upper body) and Lubomir Visnovsky (concussion) are out for the Islanders.
Isles Starters: Bouchard-Nielsen-Bailey, Hamonic-MacDonald, Poulin in goal. 1st Period
1:22 Kings generate a chance off an odd-man rush, Kevin Poulin holds onto the reound. Shots are 3-1 LA.
1:47 Matt Carkner and Jordan Nolan drop the mitts. Both players land punches, but fight ends with Carkner slamming Nolan to the ice. Both players get fighting majors.
9:05 LAK PP - (Casey Cizikas - Two Minutes Roughing)
10:33 LAK Penalty - (Dustin Brown - Two Minutes Interference) Teams play a brief 4-on-4.
11:05 NYI PP begins for 1:28
19:05 NYI PP (Willie Mitchell - Two Minutes Holding the Stick) Isles PP: 0-1
END OF PERIOD: Score tied at zero. Kings lead shots 10-7. Isles to start second period with 1:06 power play. 2nd Period:
2:44 NYI GOAL - The fourth line grinds in the Kings zone and the puck ricochets off the sanction out front to Cizikas, who backhands it past a sprawled out Scrivens. Islanders lead 1-0.
NYI GOAL - John Tavares feeds a pinching Aaron Ness who scores his first NHL goal! Islanders lead 2-0.
12:33 NYI PP - (Dwight King - Two Minutes Goaltender Interference) Isles PP: 0-2
14:53 LAK PP - (Cal Clutterbuck - Two Minutes Charging) Kings PP: 0-1
18:49 NYI PP - (Anze Kopitar - Two Minutes Goaltender Interference) Isles PP: 0-3
END OF PERIOD: Islanders lead 2-0. Shots are 22-15 Isles and they start the third period with 0:49 power play. 3rd Period:
0:30 Poulin stops Mike Richards on a shorthanded breakaway from center.
1:06 Poulin makes another big save to preserve the Islanders 2-0 lead.
5:34 LAK goal. Slava Voynov blasts a sharp-angle shot through Poulin cutting the deficit to one. Islanders lead 2-1.
10:50 LAK PP (Colin McDonald - Two Minutes Checking to the Head) Kings PP 0-2
12:15 LAK PP goal. Tanner Pearson sneaks a wrister through Poulin's five-hole, which trickles across the line. It barely crosses, but it counts. 2-2 game with 7:45 to go. Islanders Lines:
29 Brock Nelson – 91 John Tavares – 21 Kyle Okposo
96 Pierre-Marc Bouchard – 51 Frans Nielsen – 12 Josh Bailey
40 Michael Grabner – 16 Peter Regin – 13 Colin McDonald
17 Matt Martin – 53 Casey Cizikas – 15 Cal Clutterbuck
47 Andrew MacDonald – 3 Travis Hamonic
14 Thomas Hickey – 46 Matt Donovan
55 Aaron Ness – 7 Matt Carkner
60 Kevin Poulin
20 Evgeni Nabokov Kings Lines:
23 Dustin Brown – 11 Anze Kopitar – 14 Justin Williams
74 Dwight King – 10 Mike Richards – 73 Tyler Toffoli
70 Tanner Pearson – 24 Colin Fraser – 22 Trevor Lewis
71 Jordan Nolan – 57 Linden Vey – 21 Matt Frattin
6 Jake Muzzin – 8 Drew Doughty
44 Robyn Regehr – 26 Slava Voynov
33 Willie Mitchell – 27 Alec Martinez
54 Ben Scrivens
31 Martin Jones