UNIONDALE Authentic Stephen Johns Jersey , N.Y. (AP) — Mathew Barzal had been doing everything but score lately for the Islanders. He broke through against the Detroit Red Wings to get New York a needed win.Barzal scored a key tying power-play goal in the third period and then got the lone goal of the shootout to lift the Islanders to a 4-3 win over the Red Wings on Saturday night. New York outshot Detroit 48-21 through overtime.“That’s the confidence we have in here. We compete hard,” said Barzal, who leads the Islanders with 27 points. “This was a rewarding win.”Anthony Beauvillier and Casey Cizikas also scored in regulation for the Islanders, who beat the Red Wings for the fourth straight time — including a 3-2 win at Detroit last Saturday. Thomas Greiss finished with 18 saves as New York won for just the third time in nine games (3-4-2).Barzal and Cizikas scored less than three minutes apart in the third to give the Islanders a 3-2 lead with 6:04 remaining. However, with goalie Jonathan Bernier pulled for an extra skater, Thomas Vanek scored against his former team to tie the score with 1:03 left.“That was a poised play Youth Tyler Pitlick Jersey ,” Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said. “The fact we were able to get a point is huge. We have to grind as many points as we can.”New York has won two of its three games this month at the Nassau Coliseum. Cizikas had the winning goal against Columbus on Dec. 1 in the Islanders’ first regular season game in 3 1/2 years back at their old arena. They will play 18 of their final 25 home games at the Coliseum.“It’s massive. We’ve got to take advantage of these games,” he said. “We’ve played some really big games here. The atmosphere here is something else. That’s what you need with home ice.”Vanek finished with a goal and two assists, and Gustav Nyquist and Trevor Daley also scored for Detroit, which has lost six of its last eight and nine of the last 13. Bernier stopped 45 shots through overtime.The Islanders were coming off a 3-2 loss to Vegas on Wednesday night at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, their home since 2015.Barzal tied the contest with a power-play goal with 8:57 left in on the Islanders’ sixth man advantage of the game. It was Barzal’s fourth goal of the season and his first since Nov. 23. He has 23 assists.“He’s dangerous every time he has the puck,” Cizikas said of Barzal Womens Tyler Seguin Jersey , who won the Calder Trophy last season as the league’s top rookie when he had an 85-point season. “He’s playing with a ton of confidence and that’s great to see.”New York finished 1 for 6 on the power play, and is just 2 for 34 over its last 13 games.Cizikas shot the puck past Bernier 2:53 later for his eighth of the season.Nyquist opened the scoring for the Red Wings at 5:03 of the first with his ninth of the season. Dylan Larkin had an assist on the play, extending his point streak to seven games.Beauvillier tied it with 8:55 left with his 10th. He has scored in three straight games, and in each of the three games at the Coliseum.Detroit went ahead 2-1 with 14 seconds remaining in the opening period as Daley scored when the puck just barely crossed the line behind Greiss. The goal was Daley’s second of the season.The goal also represented the 300th career point for the 35-year-old defenseman who spent the majority of his career with Dallas and also won Stanley Cups with Pittsburgh in 2016 and 2017. Daley is also four games from 1,000 in his NHL career.The game also marked return to Nassau for Frans Nielsen, who played 606 games for the Islanders before joining Detroit as a free agent in 2016.NOTES: Each of the three games at the Coliseum have drawn sellouts of 13 http://www.coyotesproshop.com/authentic-oliver-ekman-larsson-jersey ,917. .. The Islanders have allowed 30 shots or fewer in seven straight games. … The teams meet again in Detroit on March 16. … Islanders forward Josh Ho-Sang made his season debut following his recent recall from AHL Bridgeport. … The Islanders scratched forwards Tom Kuhnhackl and Ross Johnston plus defenseman Luca Sbisa. … Detroit scratched forwards Martin Frk and Wade Megan.UP NEXTIslanders: At Colorado on Monday night.Red Wings: At Philadelphia on Tuesday night. TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy delivered a record-setting performance after sitting out a month.Tampa Bay’s goalie made a career-high 48 saves in his return from a broken left foot and the Lightning beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 on Thursday night in a matchup of the NHL’s top two teams.“Actually (felt) pretty good,” Vasilevskiy said. “Tried to survive the first period, then the second, too.”Vasilevskiy tied the team record for saves in a game established by Ben Bishop against Carolina on Jan. 19, 2014.“He was the best player on the ice for us by a country mile http://www.bruinsshoponline.com/authentic-anders-bjork-jersey ,” Lightning coach Jon Cooper said.Alex Killorn and Tyler Johnson both scored for Tampa Bay during the final 36 seconds of the second period to make it 4-1. Vasilevskiy, who missed the previous 14 games, stopped all 23 shots he faced in the period.“That was a pretty good test for us,” Vasilevskiy said. “Guys scored important goals at the end of the second.”Anthony Cirelli and Nikita Kucherov also had goals for the Lightning (25-7-1), who have won eight in a row and lead Toronto by eight points in the Atlantic Division. The franchise record is a nine-game winning streak in 2016.Tampa Bay scored three times on 12 shots in the second. Killorn put home a backhand with 35.8 seconds left, and Johnson converted from the slot with 1.7 seconds to go.Toronto got a goal from Kasperi Kapanen http://www.bruinsshoponline.com/authentic-brad-marchand-jersey , and Frederik Andersen stopped 17 shots. The Maple Leafs have lost three of four (1-2-1) after a five-game winning streak.The Leafs went 0 for 6 on the power play.“We did everything but put the puck in the back of the net,” Toronto center John Tavares said. “I don’t think you want to hang your head. I think you’re obviously disappointed in the result. We have high expectations for ourselves. It’s a long season. We’ll see these guys again.”Vasilevskiy got his glove on Patrick Marleau’s point-blank chance and then trapped the loose puck with his pad early in the third.The Maple Leafs hit the crossbar or post three times in the first and Vasilevskiy made a left pad save on Tavares’ in-close backhand late in the period.Nazem Kadri had a nifty deflection stopped by Vasilevskiy and also hit the post during a power play midway through the second.“He played unbelievable,” Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews said. “I thought we played well. We had a ton of chances. I think sometimes you’ve just got to tip your hat and move forward.”Tampa Bay took a 2-1 lead on Kucherov’s power-play goal at 5:31 of the second that required a video review. A no-goal call on the ice was overturned when officials determined Andersen’s glove save came behind the goal line.Kucherov also had an assist and has six goals and 29 points over the last 15 games.Kapanen put the Maple Leafs up 1-0 after stealing an errant pass into the slot by Kucherov 5:26 into the game.Cirelli tied it on his third short-handed goal at 8:20 of the first.NOTES: Mitchell Marner (seven), Tavares (six) and Kadri (six) combined for 19 shots. … Toronto (15-1-1) lost for the first time in regulation when scoring first. … Marleau played in his 738th consecutive regular-season game and passed Jay Bouwmeester for the seventh-longest streak in NHL history. … Toronto LW Zach Hyman served the second of a two-game suspension for a hit on Boston D Charlie McAvoy on Saturday. … Tampa Bay RW Mathieu Joseph sat out with a lower-body injury.UP NEXTMaple Leafs: Play at Florida on Saturday.Lightning: Start a four-game trip Sunday in Winnipeg.
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