New York Islanders vs. Edmonton Oilers
Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 - 7:00 p.m. - Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum - Uniondale, NY Note: Page will automatically refresh every 60 seconds.
Colin McDonald and Matt Donovan go back in the lineup tonight for the Islanders. Eric Boulton, Matt Carkner and Brock Nelson are scratched.1st Period
4:15: Taylor Hall just had space on a breakaway up the middle, but lost the puck off his stick, allowing Evgeni Nabokov to kick the puck away without a problem. Shots: NYI 3 EDM 2.
9:59: Josh Bailey's one-timer from just outside the crease puts the Islanders up 1-0.
Travis Hamonic skated down below the goal line and dished to Bailey, who was untouched and converted his third goal of the season. Pierre-Marc Bouchard got the second assist on the play.
10:37: Ales Hemsky gets called for hooking on Matt Martin, and the Isles will quickly go on the first power play of the game.
12:55: Power play comes to an end. The first 1:20 wasn't especially exciting, but the Islanders finished with momentum, keeping the puck in the Oilers zone for a while following the resumption of 5-on-5 play. Shots: NYI 10 EDM 3.
15:52: Nice movement by the Oilers results in a tie game. Hall took a pass from Justin Schultz across the slot on the left side and beat Nabokov, who couldn't get back in position. Tie game, 1-1.
16:00: Hall scores again off the ensuing faceoff, eight seconds later. Shot from the right wing by Mark Arcobello kicked out for a rebound in front, and Hall buried the second chance. Oilers lead 2-1.
End 1st: EDM 2 NYI 1. Shots: NYI 16 EDM 7. 2nd Period
3:51: Some fancy footwork by Pierre-Marc Bouchard results in a tripping penalty to Luke Gazdic. Isles back to the power play.
4:54: Islanders convert on the man advantage. John Tavares found Matt Moulson down around the goal line, who made a one-touch pass to Kyle Okposo in the slot as he was attacking the net. Okposo's one-timer beat Devan Dubnyk to tie the game at 2-2.
7:08: Okposo goes off for tripping in the Edmonton zone, and the visitors will go to their second man advantage of the night.
9:10: Nabokov makes two big saves (one on Nail Yakupov, one on Justin Schultz) to keep the Oilers off the board.
10:27: Huge save by Nabokov on a one-timer by Arcobello, to keep the contest tied. "Nabby" chant ensues.
16:30: Islanders have killed three penalties in a row over the last six or seven minutes. Shots: NYI 24 EDM 19.
18:53: Tavares makes it 3-2 with his fourth of the year. Okposo found him from below the goal line and the captain stepped into the shot, aiming top shelf.
19:56: Okposo draws a tripping minor on Nick Schultz, and the Isles will have 1:57 of power play time when the third period starts.
End 2nd: NYI 3 EDM 2. Shots: NYI 25 EDM 21. 3rd Period
5:12: Jeff Petry takes a delay of game penalty for shooting the puck over the glass, and the Islanders will go back on the job.
7:30: Isles unable to convert on the man advantage. Edmonton uses its timeout after taking an icing call. Islanders had the puck in the Oilers zone for a while beforehand.
9:15: Isles outshooting Edmonton 10-0 in the period, 35-21 for the game.
18:14: Penalty to Justin Schultz for hooking, and the Isles will have a power play for the rest of regulation or until they score.New York IslandersForwards
40 Michael Grabner - 91 John Tavares - 21 Kyle Okposo
96 Pierre-Marc Bouchard - 51 Frans Nielsen - 12 Josh Bailey
26 Matt Moulson - 16 Peter Regin - 15 Cal Clutterbuck
17 Matt Martin - 53 Casey Cizikas - 13 Colin McDonaldDefensemen
47 Andrew MacDonald - 3 Travis Hamonic
14 Thomas Hickey - 11 Lubomir Visnovsky
37 Brian Strait - 46 Matt DonovanGoaltenders
20 Evgeni Nabokov
60 Kevin PoulinEdmonton OilersForwards
4 Taylor Hall - 26 Mark Arcobello - 14 Jordan Eberle
57 David Perron - 93 Ryan Nugent-Hopkins - 64 Nail Yakupov
94 Ryan Smyth - 27 Boyd Gordon - 83 Ales Hemsky
28 Ryan Jones - 41 Will Acton - 20 Luke GazdicDefensemen
21 Andrew Ference - 15 Nick Schultz
5 Ladislav Smid - Jeff Petry
77 Anton Belov - 19 Justin Schultz
40 Devan Dubnyk
1 Jason LaBarbera