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Islanders tie Jets late, Okposo scores in OT

New York coach Capuano wins 200th game

by Patrick Williams / Correspondent

Okposo buries OT game-winner

NYI@WPG: Okposo scores on odd play, Isles win in OT

3/3/16: Frans Nielsen's shot hits a Jets player before bouncing to Kyle Okposo, who buries the loose puck for the overtime game-winner

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WINNIPEG -- Kyle Okposo scored 2:20 into overtime to give the New York Islanders a come-from-behind 4-3 win against the Winnipeg Jets at MTS Centre on Thursday.

Frans Nielsen's shot hit Winnipeg forward Nikolaj Ehlers in the face before Okposo put the bouncing puck past goaltender Michael Hutchinson. New York tied the game with 29 seconds left in the third period after Winnipeg took the lead with 2:03 to go.

The Islanders (35-20-7) have won five of the first six games on a seven-game road trip.

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Greiss in goal as Capuano chases 200

Islanders coach aims for milestone win against Jets

by Patrick Williams / Correspondent

ISLANDERS (34-20-7) at JETS (26-32-4)

TV: 8 p.m. ET; MSG+, TSN3, NHL.TV

WINNIPEG -- Goaltender Thomas Greiss will make his second consecutive start when the New York Islanders visit the Winnipeg Jets at MTS Centre on Thursday.


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