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ISLANDERS 4, FLORIDA 1

Saturday, 11.18.2006 / 12:00 AM / News
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ISLANDERS 4, FLORIDA 1
Isles top Florida behind superb goaltending from Dunham

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Mike Dunham was brilliant in his first start since November 6th, stopping 43 shots to earn his third win of the season. Alexei Yashin, Arron Asham, Jason Blake and Miroslav Satan provided the offense, and the Islanders skated away with a 4-1 victory over the Florida Panthers Saturday night at the Bank Atlantic Center.

Just after killing off a penalty, the Islanders went up 1-0. Blake dropped a pass to Yashin, and in one motion whipped a shot past Ed Belfour with 8:05 left in the first period. Brendan Witt also earned an assist on Yashin's eighth goal.

Ville Peltonen tied the game at 1-1, picking up a rebound and chipping it by Dunham at 2:26 of the second period. It was Peltonen's first goal of the season.

Off a flurry in a front of the net, Asham scored his first goal of the season. The puck kicked over to Asham, who carried the puck to Belfour's left and lifted it over him. Shawn Bates and Richard Park assisted on the goal that made it 2-1 Islanders with 5:41 remaining in the second period.

Dunham made the save of the game late in the second period. Dunham turned just in time with an outstretched glove to stop Peltonen's rebound shot ticketed for the back of the net. With only seconds remaining in the second period, Dunham came up big again with a two-pad stack on Olli Jokinen to keep it 2-1 Islanders.

Blake and Yashin teamed up again on the rush to make it 3-1 Islanders. Yashin fed a perfect pass to Blake, who re-directed it through Belfour's pads for his tenth goal of the season with 3:33 left in the third period.

Satan salted the game away with an empty-net goal with 40 seconds left in the game.


Five Stars of the Game:
1. Mike Dunham:
Spectacular in goal stopping 43 of 44 shots for the win
2. Alexei Yashin: Continues to produce, notching a goal and an assist 
3. Jason Blake: Team-leading tenth goal and an assist
4. Ville Peltonen: Scored one, but would've had more, if not for Dunham
5. Arron Asham: His first goal of the season was the game-winner

Stat of the Game: The Islanders went 92:14 of playing time without a power play opportunity before going on the power play with 10:12 gone by in the second period tonight.

Slapshots: Bobby Orr joined the Islanders' fathers and mentors in their suite at the Bank Atlantic Center¦The Islanders are 5-0-1 in their previous six road games¦The Islanders are three games over .500 for the first time this season¦Chris Campoli was a healthy scratch.


ISLANDERS
Goaltenders
1   Mike Dunham
39 Rick DiPietro

Defensemen
3   Tom Poti - 8 Bruno Gervais
32 Brendan Witt - 24 Radek Martinek
77 Alexei Zhitnik - 6 Sean Hill

Forwards
12 Chris Simon - 79 Alexei Yashin - 55 Jason Blake
11 Andy Hilbert - 18 Mike Sillinger - 81 Miroslav Satan
7   Trent Hunter - 16 Mike York - 25 Viktor Kozlov
45 Arron Asham - 17 Shawn Bates - 10 Richard Park


FLORIDA
Goaltenders
20 Ed Belfour
35 Alex Auld

Defensemen
2 Branislav Mezei - 4 Jay Bouwmeester
24 Ruslan Salei - 26 Mike Van Ryan
5 Bryan Allen - 7 Steve Montador

Forwards
12 Olli Jokinen - 16 Nathan Horton - 10 Gary Roberts
23 Martin Gelinas - 9 Stephen Weiss - 77 Chris Gratton
85 Rostislav Olesz - 25 Joe Nieuwendyk - 15 Jozef Stumpel
18 Ville Peltonen - 11 Gregory Campbell - 13 Juraj Kolnik

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 NYI 47 32 14 1 155 130 65
2 DET 48 28 11 9 144 123 65
3 TBL 49 30 15 4 158 131 64
4 MTL 46 30 13 3 126 108 63
5 PIT 48 27 13 8 143 124 62
6 WSH 48 25 14 9 144 124 59
7 NYR 45 27 14 4 135 110 58
8 BOS 48 25 16 7 126 121 57
9 FLA 45 20 15 10 111 127 50
10 TOR 49 22 23 4 143 152 48
11 OTT 46 19 18 9 126 128 47
12 PHI 49 20 22 7 134 149 47
13 CBJ 46 21 22 3 117 145 45
14 NJD 48 18 22 8 109 135 44
15 CAR 47 17 25 5 102 122 39
16 BUF 48 14 31 3 90 171 31

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 47 22 24 -1 46
K. Okposo 46 14 30 -2 44
R. Strome 47 9 25 17 34
B. Nelson 47 15 15 6 30
F. Nielsen 47 9 17 5 26
J. Boychuk 37 4 20 17 24
J. Bailey 35 8 14 9 22
N. Leddy 47 7 14 15 21
N. Kulemin 47 11 9 1 20
A. Lee 41 13 5 8 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 26 9 0 .913 2.37
C. Johnson 6 5 0 .870 3.38

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