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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 MTL 61 40 16 5 167 135 85
2 NYR 60 38 16 6 190 148 82
3 NYI 62 40 20 2 200 173 82
4 TBL 62 37 19 6 203 167 80
5 PIT 61 35 17 9 176 152 79
6 DET 59 33 15 11 173 154 77
7 WSH 62 33 19 10 184 156 76
8 BOS 60 29 22 9 158 158 67
9 FLA 61 26 22 13 145 172 65
10 PHI 62 26 25 11 164 181 63
11 OTT 58 25 23 10 166 161 60
12 NJD 61 25 27 9 137 161 59
13 CBJ 60 26 30 4 157 189 56
14 TOR 61 25 31 5 170 185 55
15 CAR 59 22 30 7 134 159 51
16 BUF 62 19 38 5 120 207 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 62 29 34 4 63
K. Okposo 46 14 30 -2 44
R. Strome 62 13 26 21 39
B. Nelson 62 17 19 6 36
F. Nielsen 62 11 25 11 36
A. Lee 56 20 12 12 32
J. Bailey 50 12 19 10 31
J. Boychuk 52 7 22 15 29
N. Leddy 62 8 17 14 25
T. Hamonic 52 4 19 16 23
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 32 13 0 .910 2.49
C. Johnson 8 7 1 .890 2.95

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