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2/19/16 Islanders vs. Devils

game recap

Islanders goalie Halak handles Devils

Makes 27 saves, Cizikas scores in 1-0 shutout

by David Satriano @davidsatriano / NHL.com Staff Writer

Halak holds lead in final minute

NYI@NJD: Halak keeps Devils scoreless in final minute

2/19/16: Jaroslav Halak blocks Jacob Josefson's wrister to hold the Islanders' 1-0 lead in the final minute of the game

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NEWARK, N.J. -- According to the New York Islanders, they don't have a No. 1 goaltender. They have two.

On Friday, it was Jaroslav Halak's turn, and he made 27 saves starting for the first time in three games when the Islanders shut out the New Jersey Devils 1-0 at Prudential Center.

Halak allowed six goals and was pulled after two periods in his previous start, a 6-3 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes on Feb. 13. Thomas Greiss started the two previous games and won five in a row before a 3-2 overtime loss to the Washington Capitals on Thursday.

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Situation Room

Video Review: NYI @ NJ - 7:49 of the First Period

Video review confirmed the referee's call on the ice

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Situation Room: NYI vs. NJD

Situation Room: Call of no goal is confirmed

2/19/16: The referees call a no goal on an Islanders' shot, and after review the call is confirmed

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At 7:49 of the first period in the Islanders/Devils game, the Situation Room initiated a video review to further examine a play at the New York net. Video review supported the referee's call on the ice that the puck did not cross the goal line. No goal New Jersey. 

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Situation Room

Video Review: NYI @ NJ - 1:59 of the First Period

Video review supports referee's call on the ice

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Situation Room: NYI vs. NJD

Situation Room: Cizikas' goal stands in the 1st

2/19/16: Casey Cizikas scores a goal in the 1st period, and after review, the call on the ice stands

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At 1:59 of the first period in the Islanders/Devils game, video review supported the referee's call on the ice that the puck deflected off Casey Cizikas and into the net in a legal fashion. According to Rule 78.4 "If an attacking player has the puck deflect into the net, off his skate or body, in any manner, the goal shall be allowed". Good goal New York Islanders.

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game preview

Islanders' Halak back in goal against Devils

Schneider in net for New Jersey in battle for important two points

by David Satriano @davidsatriano / NHL.com Staff Writer

ISLANDERS (30-19-7) at DEVILS (29-22-7) 

TV: 7 p.m., ET; MSG+2, MSG+, NHL.TV 

NEWARK, N.J. -- The second through sixth place teams in the Metropolitan Division are separated by 10 points, which is why the New York Islanders know how important two points will be against the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center on Friday.

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