Mathew Barzal scores game-winner in OT as Islanders defeat Golden Knights, 2-1

New York Islanders center Mathew Barzal (13) celebrates his game winning goal against the Vegas Golden Knights with teammates during overtime at UBS Arena.

New York Islanders heart Mathew Barzal (13) celebrates his sport profitable objective towards the Vegas Golden Knights with teammates throughout time beyond regulation at UBS Enviornment. / Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports activities

NEW YORK (AP) — Mathew Barzal scored in time beyond regulation and Semyon Varlamov made 44 saves to assist the Islanders beat the Vegas Golden Knights 2-1 on Saturday night time for his or her second straight victory.

Barzal beat goaltender Logan Thompson with a excessive shot at 4:28 of the additional session after Varlamov stopped William Provider on a penalty shot earlier in time beyond regulation, then denied Jack Eichel on one other point-blank shot.

The objective was Barzal’s twelfth of the season. He had just one level in 10 video games coming into Saturday.

The Golden Knights misplaced their fourth straight.

After a scoreless first throughout which the Islanders outshot the Golden Knights 15-8, Islanders captain Anders Lee scored at 3:52 of the second, his nineteenth objective of the season. Provider tied it late within the second together with his twelfth.

Thompson made 35 saves in defeat for the Golden Knights.


The Islanders are 4-17-3 after they rating lower than three targets … The Islanders have been with out injured defenseman Noah Dobson and injured ahead Cal Clutterbuck, Oliver Wahlstrom and Hudson Fasching … New York additionally scratched ahead Ross Johnston and defenseman Parker Wotherspoon …The Golden Knights scratched injured ahead Mark Stone plus defenseman Daniil Miromanov.


Islanders: At Philadelphia on Feb. 6.

Golden Knights: At Nashville on Feb. 7.

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