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Islanders seek fifth straight home victory

Dec 30, 2006 - 5:11 PM New Jersey (21-13-3) at NY Islanders (19-14-3) 7:00 pm EST

UNIONDALE, New York (Ticker) - The New York Islanders go for their fifth straight home triumph when they host Atlantic Division rival New Jersey Devils on Saturday.

The Islanders had a two-game winning streak stopped with Wednesday's 2-0 road loss at Ottawa. New York managed just 18 shots.

Islanders goaltender Rick DiPietro recorded 27 saves. DiPietro is 16-11-1 with a 2.66 goal-against average and a .917 save percentage this season.

Scott Gomez scored twice and set up another goal as the Devils won their third straight game, a 4-3 triumph over Washington on Friday. Patrik Elias also tallied and added a pair of assists.








  • NHL
    FINAL 1ST 2ND 3RD TOTAL
    --- --- --- -----
    NEW JERSEY 1 0 1 2
    NY ISLANDERS 0 0 0 0 FINAL
    GOAL SCORING:
    1ST PRD: NJD - BRIAN RAFALSKI 2 (JAY PANDOLFO, JOHN MADDEN) 5:21
    2ND PRD: NONE
    3RD PRD: NJD - (EN) PATRIK ELIAS 15 (UNASSISTED) 19:49
    POWER-PLAY CONVERSIONS: NJD - 1 OF 4, NYI - 0 OF 3.
    SHOTS ON GOAL: 1ST 2ND 3RD TOT

    Dec 30 9:26 PM


  • NHL
    NEW JERSEY 2
    NY ISLANDERS 0
    3RD PRD: NJD - (EN) PATRIK ELIAS 15 (UNASSISTED) 19:49

    Devils vs. IslandersDec 30 9:25 PM


  • NHL
    END OF THE 2ND 1ST 2ND 3RD TOTAL
    --- --- --- -----
    NEW JERSEY 1 0 1
    NY ISLANDERS 0 0 0 END OF THE 2ND
    GOAL SCORING:
    1ST PRD: NJD - BRIAN RAFALSKI 2 (JAY PANDOLFO, JOHN MADDEN) 5:21
    2ND PRD: NONE
    SHOTS ON GOAL: 1ST 2ND 3RD TOTAL
    --- --- --- -----
    NJD 10 8 18
    NYI 9 10 19
    GOALIES: NJD - MAR

    Dec 30 8:33 PM


  • NHL
    END OF THE 1ST 1ST 2ND 3RD TOTAL
    --- --- --- -----
    NEW JERSEY 1 1
    NY ISLANDERS 0 0 END OF THE 1ST
    GOAL SCORING:
    1ST PRD: NJD - BRIAN RAFALSKI 2 (JAY PANDOLFO, JOHN MADDEN) 5:21
    SHOTS ON GOAL: 1ST 2ND 3RD TOTAL
    --- --- --- -----
    NJD 10 10
    NYI 9 9
    GOALIES: NJD - MARTIN BRODEUR
    NY

    Dec 30 7:42 PM


  • NHL
    NEW JERSEY 1
    NY ISLANDERS 0
    1ST PRD: NJD - BRIAN RAFALSKI 2 (JAY PANDOLFO, JOHN MADDEN) 5:21

    Devils vs. IslandersDec 30 7:17 PM