New York, NY (Sports Network) - The New York Islanders halted a pair of skids
with a 4-3 shootout win over the New York Rangers.
Frans Nielsen and John Tavares scored in the shootout for the Islanders, who
had lost five in a row and eight straight at Madison Square Garden.
Evgeni Nabokov made 36 saves and turned aside both shootout attempts to assure
the extra point for the Islanders.
Martin Biron, making his second start of the season, finished with 28 saves
for the Rangers, who were vying for a fourth consecutive win.
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