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Live Updates - Islanders vs. Predators 11/12/13

by Cory Wright / New York Islanders

Live Updates

New York Islanders vs. Nashville Predators
Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013 - 7:00 p.m. - Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum - Uniondale, NY

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Lineup Notes/Changes: Cal Clutterbuck is back in for the Islanders after missing three games with an upper-body injury. Clutterbuck is slotted in at right wing on a line with Pierre-Marc Bouchard and Peter Regin. Kevin Poulin gets the nod in goal for the Islanders and makes consecutive starts for the first time this season. Brock Nelson draws the top-line assignment for the second straight game. 

Radek Martinek (healthy scratch), Brian Strait (upper body), Thomas Vanek (upper body) and Lubomir Visnovsky (concussion) are out for the Islanders.

Isles Starters: Grabner-Regin-McDonald, Hickey-Donovan, Poulin in goal.

1st Period:
:41 - Good jump by tonight's starters. Grabner generates a chance in the slot and tests Mazanec early.
4:57 - NYI PP (Rich Clune - Two Minutes Holding)
7:03 - Kevin Poulin flashes the leather on an Eric Nystrom shot from the circle. Shots are 8-2 Islanders. No score.
9:46 - Matt Martin and Rich Clune drop the gloves in front of the Isles bench. Both pick up fighting majors.
10:53 - NYI PP (David Legwand - Two Minutes Elbowing) Isles 0-1 on PP.
14:44 - NYI PP (David Legwand - Two Minutes Elbowing) Isles 0-2 on PP.
15:30 - NYI PP GOAL! Nielsen dishes it to a wide open Tavares and the captain buries on Mazanec. 1-0 Islanders.
17:23 - NYI GOAL! Pierre-Marc Bouchard sneaks a bad-angle shot through Mazanec. Bouchard has goals in two straight games and Nielsen picks up his second assist tonight. 2-0 Islanders.

END OF PERIOD: Islanders lead 2-0. Shots are 16-10 for the Islanders.

2nd Period:
7:07 - NYI GOAL! Tavares fakes a shot and flips a backhand pass to Okposo, who one-times it past Mazanec. Nelson picks up the second assist. 3-0 Islanders.
9:07 - Islanders cycle and apply pressure with a great shift after the Okposo goal. Predators ice the puck and head coach Barry Trotz uses his timeout.
10:35 NSH PP (Casey Cizikas - Two Minutes Roughing).
14:32 NYI PP (Shea Weber - Two Minutes Hooking). Weber called for hooking Tavares down to the ice. Isles PP 1-3.

END OF PERIOD: Islanders lead 3-0. Shots are 25-21 Islanders.

3rd Period:
6:38 - Poulin turns aside shot 27, as Preds take a 27-25 lead in shots. Islanders still lead 3-0.
10:05 - NYI PP (Roman Josi - Two Minutes Hooking) Isles PP 1-4.
14:30 - NSH goal. Patric Hornqvist breaks Poulins shutout bid with a late goal in the third period. Legwand and Weber pick up the assists.

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

Nashville Lines:
33 Colin Wilson – 13 Nick Spalding – 25 Viktor Stalberg
26 Matt Hendricks – 7 Matt Cullen – 41 Taylor Beck
24 Eric Nystrom – 11 David Legwand – 27 Patric Hornqvist
16 Rich Clune – 28 Paul Gaustad – 15 Craig Smith

3 Seth Jones – 6 Shea Weber
59 Roman Josi – 8 Kevin Klein
64 Victor Bartley – 4 Ryan Ellis

39 Marek Mazanec
30 Carter Hutton

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