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Late OT goal gives Islanders win

Bailey scores with 18 seconds left to defeat Flames

by Aaron Vickers / NHL.com Correspondent

Bailey's overtime winner

NYI@CGY: Bailey beats Ortio for the overtime winner

2/25/16: Josh Bailey roofs a beautiful John Tavares feed over Joni Ortio to win the game in overtime for the Islanders

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CALGARY -- Josh Bailey scored with 17.8 seconds left in overtime to give the New York Islanders a 2-1 win against the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome on Thursday. 
  
Defenseman Thomas Hickey scored midway through the third period, and Jaroslav Halak made 31 saves for the Islanders (33-19-7), who are 3-0-0 on a season-long seven-game road trip that continues Sunday against the Edmonton Oilers. The win gives New York a five-point lead over the Pittsburgh Penguins for third place in the Metropolitan Division.

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Flames' Russell game-time decision against Islanders

Defenseman has missed five games with lower-body injury

by Aaron Vickers / NHL.com Correspondent

ISLANDERS (32-19-7) at FLAMES (26-30-3) 

TV: 9 p.m. ET; MSG+2, SNW, NHL.TV 

CALGARY -- Defenseman Kris Russell is a game-time decision for the Calgary Flames against the New York Islanders at Scotiabank Saddledome on Thursday.

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