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Greiss makes 31 saves, Islanders edge Canucks

Hickey scores go-ahead goal with 7:05 remaining

by Kevin Woodley / Correspondent

Hickey's go-ahead goal

NYI@VAN: Hickey fires it past Markstrom for the lead

3/1/16: Thomas Hickey fires the puck from the point through traffic, sneaking it past Jacob Markstrom to give the Islanders a 3-2 lead

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VANCOUVER -- The way things were going for the New York Islanders on Tuesday, defenseman Thomas Hickey wasn't going to pass up the chance to direct a shot towards the net, even if the puck was rolling towards him at the point.

Hickey scored the go-ahead goal with 7:05 left in the third period and Thomas Greiss made 31 saves to help the Islanders to a 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Arena despite being outshot 33-24 and outplayed for long stretches.

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Situation Room

Video Review: NYI @ VAN - 14:29 of the Second Period

Puck completely crossed Vancouver goal line @NHLdotcom

Situation Room: NYI vs. VAN

Situation Room: Lee awarded goal after review

3/1/16: The referees waive off a goal in the 2nd period and, after a review, the call is overturned and Anders Lee is credited with a goal

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At 14:29 of the second period in the Islanders/Canucks game, video review determined that the puck completely crossed the Vancouver goal line. Good goal New York.

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game preview

Prince to make Islanders debut on top line

Forward acquired from Ottawa Monday; Markstrom in goal for Vancouver

by Kevin Woodley / Correspondent

ISLANDERS (33-20-7) at CANUCKS (24-25-12)

TV: 10 p.m. ET; MSG+, SNP, NHL.TV

VANCOUVER -- Shane Prince wasn't sure what to expect when his phone rang shortly after the 2016 NHL Trade Deadline passed Monday. But less than 24 hours later it's hard to imagine the results could have been much better.

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