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Halak, Islanders hold off Sabres @NHLdotcom

Jaroslav Halak made 20 saves for the New York Islanders in a 3-1 win against the Buffalo Sabres at KeyBank Center.

Video: NYI@BUF: Halak scrambles to keep Isles ahead

Jordan Eberle put the Islanders ahead 2-1 9:47 into the second period. Nikolay Kulemin scored into an empty net with 1:47 left in the third.

Video: NYI@BUF: Eberle beats Lehner with nifty backhander

Anders Lee gave New York a 1-0 lead with 2:53 remaining in the first period. San Reinhart tied it 1-1 2:15 into the second period.

Robin Lehner made 19 saves for the Sabres.

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