Live Updates - Islanders vs. Blues

Running feed of Saturday's game between the New York Islanders and the St. Louis Blues.

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Live Updates - Islanders vs. Blues
Running feed of Saturday\'s game between the New York Islanders and the St. Louis Blues.

Live Updates
New York Islanders vs. St. Louis Blues

Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 - 1:00 p.m. - Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY
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Overtime:
2:44 - NYI PP (Jaden Schwartz - Two Minutes Tripping) Isles PP 0-for-5.

3:45 - Thomas Vanek scores, but the potential game-winner gets called back due to a kicking motion.

3rd Period:
3:16 - Matt Carkner and Blues' Ryan Reaves each get two minutes for unsportsmanlike conduct. Teams to play four-on-four.

7:59 - John Tavares reaches out into the slot and tips a puck on net. Halak slides over for a good save on the captain's nifty chance.

11:46 - NYI PP (Calvin de Haan - Two Minutes Hooking). Isles PK 1-for-1.

16:30 - Puck hits both posts behind Poulin and stays out. Play gets reviewed, but puck - somehow - does not cross the line.

19:33 - STL goal. T.J. Oshie ties the game with 26.7 seconds to play. 3-3 game.

END OF 3RD PERIOD: Game tied 3-3. Isles lead shots 33-32.

2nd Period:
1:17 - STL goal. Tarasenko nets his second goal of the game and ties the score 2-2.

3:58 - Matt Martin finishes off a tic-tac-toe goal from Colin McDonald and Casey Cizikas! Islanders lead 3-2!

4:39 - NYI PP (Kevin Shattenkirk - Two Minutes Cross-Checking) Isles PP 0-for-1 tonight.

7:37 - NYI PP (Roman Polak - Two Minutes Cross-Checking) Isles PP 0-for-2 tonight.

10:00 - Kevin Poulin robs Alex Steen on the doorstep with an outstretched pad!

16:00 - Poulin stops some Blues pressure by covering the puck. Cizikas and TJ Oshie engage in some Jiu-Jitsu during a srcum.

17:43 - STL PP (Kyle Okposo - Two Minutes Delay of Game) Isles first PK of the day.

18:35 - Blues get whistled for Too Many Men. Teams to play 4-on-4 for 1:08. Maxim Lapierre serving minor.

END OF 2ND PERIOD: Islanders lead 3-2. Shots are 26-18 Isles.

1st Period:
1:58 - Isles third line generates some quality chances early on. Clutterbuck intercepts a pass in the slot, but can't beat Halak. Offensive zone draw upcoming.

4:01 - NYI GOAL! Thomas Vanek starts skating out of the zone, but circles back for an opportune puck. The Austrian sniper goes top cheese on Halak. 1-0 Islanders

4:01 - With an assist on Vanek's goal, Kyle Okposo sets a new career-high with his 53rd point of the season.

7:30 - NYI PP (Jayden Schwartz - Two Minutes Tripping) Isles head to their first PP.

12:32 - Timeout Islanders.

15:11 - NYI GOAL! Kyle Okposo stops behind the net, doubles back and scores on a wrap around! Vanek and Thomas Hickey pick up the assists. 2-0 Islanders!

16:43 - Blues' Brendan Morrow and the Isles' Colin McDonald each get roughing minors. Teams to play four-on-four.

17:17 - STL goal. Vladimir Tarasenko puts the Blues on the board, beating Kevin Poulin with a wrister from the high slot. Islanders lead 2-1.

END OF 1ST PERIOD: Islanders lead 2-1. Shots are 13-8 Isles.

Isles Starters: Regin-Nielsen-Bailey, Strait-MacDonald, Poulin.
Blues Starters: Backes-Schwartz-Steen, Pietrangelo-Bouwmeester, Halak.

Islanders Lines:
26 Thomas Vanek - 91 John Tavares - 21 Kyle Okposo
16 Peter Regin - 51 Frans Nielsen - 12 Josh Bailey
40 Michael Grabner  - 29 Brock Nelson - 15 Cal Clutterbuck
17 Matt Martin - 53 Casey Cizikas - 13 Colin McDonald

37 Brian Strait - 47 Andrew MacDonald
44 Calvin de Haan - 46 Matt Donovan
14 Thomas Hickey - 7 Matt Carkner

60 Kevin Poulin
45 Anders Nilsson

Blues Lines:
42 David Backes - 9 Jaden Schwartz - 20 Alex Steen
17 Vladimir Sobotka - 12 Derek Roy - 91 Vladirimir Tarasenko
25 Chris Stewart - 21 Patrik Berglund - 74 T.J Oshie 
10 Brenden Morrow - 40 Maxim Lapoerre - 75 Ryan Reaves

19 Jay  Bouwmeester - 27 Alex Pietrangelo
5 Barret Jackman - 22 Kevin Shattenkirk
28 Ian Cole - 46 Roman Polak

41 Jaroslav Halak
1 Brian Elliott

PREGAME:
Lineup Notes: Kevin Poulin starts in goal and Matt Carkner draws in for Radek Martinek on the blueline.

Halak Starts: Jaroslav Halak will start today for the Blues.

Vs. the West: The Islanders have won six straight games against Western Conference opponents.

Discipline:
The Blues boast the league’s second-best power-play unit, converting at 23.9%. The Isles gave up three power-play goals in their last game against the Blues,and must stay out of the box today.

Okposo:
Kyle Okposo scored his 52nd point (21g/31a) of the season Thursday, matching a career-high set in 2009-10.

Streaking:
Frans Nielsen is riding a six-game point streak (1g/6a) while Okposo has points in four straight games (2g/4a).



SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - NYR 74 47 20 7 226 172 101
2 MTL 75 46 21 8 197 167 100
3 TBL 76 46 23 7 244 198 99
4 PIT 75 41 23 11 207 188 93
5 NYI 76 44 27 5 230 211 93
6 DET 74 40 22 12 216 201 92
7 WSH 75 40 25 10 218 186 90
8 BOS 75 37 25 13 199 195 87
9 OTT 73 37 25 11 213 195 85
10 FLA 74 34 26 14 184 202 82
11 PHI 76 30 29 17 198 219 77
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 76 34 40 -3 74
R. Strome 75 15 32 19 47
K. Okposo 54 15 31 -10 46
F. Nielsen 75 13 28 9 41
B. Nelson 76 18 22 9 40
A. Lee 70 23 16 12 39
J. Bailey 64 15 23 4 38
J. Boychuk 66 8 25 9 33
T. Hamonic 66 5 25 16 30
N. Leddy 72 10 19 15 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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