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Nylander ties game late, Maple Leafs win in shootout

Toronto ends losing streak with win against Islanders

by Mike Brophy / Correspondent

Soshnikov's decisive SO goal

NYI@TOR: Soshnikov seals win for Maple Leafs in SO

3/9/16: Nikita Soshnikov scores the only goal in the shootout to give the Maple Leafs a win over the Islanders

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TORONTO -- Nikita Soshnikov scored in the shootout to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 4-3, come-from-behind win against the New York Islanders at Air Canada Centre on Wednesday.

With Toronto on a power play, William Nylander scored his second NHL goal to make it 3-3 with 1:13 remaining in the third period and goalie Garret Sparks pulled for an extra attacker.

Thomas Greiss made 33 saves for the Islanders in his first game since becoming the starter with Jaroslav Halak out for at least the next six weeks with a lower-body injury he sustained against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday.

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Islanders' Halak out vs. Maple Leafs

Greiss to start in goal for New York; Parenteau returns for Toronto

by MIke Brophy / Correspondent

ISLANDERS (37-20-7) at MAPLE LEAFS (21-33-11)

TV: 7 p.m. ET; SN, MSG+, NHL.TV

TORONTO -- Thomas Greiss will start in goal for the New York Islanders Wednesday against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Islanders coach Jack Capuano said Wednesday that No. 1 goaltender Jaroslav Halak will be out for at least six weeks because of a lower-body injury.

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