BLAKE SETS UP TWO

Thursday, 01.25.2007 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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BLAKE SETS UP TWO
The Islanders All-Star played alongside Hurricanes Staal and Williams in Dallas

It wasn't the highest scoring All-Star game in NHL history on Wednesday, after the West defeated the East 12-9, but it was close to reaching the 26 goals scored in 2001.

The Islanders' Jason Blake was part of the offensive out-pour, playing on a line with Carolina Hurricanes Eric Staal and Justin Williams. Staal got things going for the line in the first period, converting a pass from in front, set-up by Williams and Blake. At that point of the game, the East led 3-2, but there were many more goals to come.

One of the prettier plays in the game was orchestrated by Blake in the second period. After gathering the puck on the left circle, he skated to the right circle and fed a perfect backhand pass across to Williams, who in one sweeping motion put it past Western Conference netminder Miikka Kiprusoff. Williams' goal tied the game at four at 5:19 of the period.

"The All-Star game was a great experience," said Blake. "Eric, Justin and I started clicking, and it was nice to generate some offense. This is definitely something I'll never forget."

Blake finished the 55th NHL All-Star Game with two assists in 12:45 of ice time, and recorded two shots, both in the third period.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - NYR 73 47 19 7 224 168 101
2 MTL 75 46 21 8 197 167 100
3 TBL 75 46 22 7 244 194 99
4 NYI 75 44 26 5 228 208 93
5 PIT 74 40 23 11 204 186 91
6 DET 73 39 22 12 212 201 90
7 WSH 74 40 24 10 215 182 90
8 OTT 73 37 25 11 213 195 85
9 BOS 74 36 25 13 195 193 85
10 FLA 74 34 26 14 184 202 82
11 PHI 75 30 29 16 196 216 76
12 CBJ 74 35 35 4 203 230 74
13 NJD 74 31 31 12 166 189 74
14 CAR 73 27 36 10 170 201 64
15 TOR 75 27 42 6 194 241 60
16 BUF 74 20 46 8 141 249 48

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 75 34 40 -1 74
R. Strome 74 15 31 19 46
K. Okposo 53 15 31 -10 46
F. Nielsen 74 13 28 9 41
B. Nelson 75 18 22 9 40
A. Lee 69 23 16 14 39
J. Bailey 63 15 23 6 38
J. Boychuk 65 8 25 10 33
T. Hamonic 65 5 25 16 30
N. Leddy 71 10 19 16 29
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 35 16 2 .915 2.39
C. Johnson 8 8 1 .889 3.08

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