NEW YORK (AP) — Calvin de Haan and Jordan Eberle scored objectives one minute aside within the first interval to spark the New York Islanders to a 5-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night time.
Eberle now has objectives in three straight video games and recorded his four-hundredth NHL level as New York improved to fifteen-7-2 general and eight-zero-2 at Barclays Middle.
Andrew Ladd, Anders Lee and John Tavares additionally scored objectives for New York, and rookie middle Mathew Barzal recorded the first help on Eberle’s objective.
Jaroslav Halak made 22 saves for the Islanders.
Vancouver dropped to eleven-10-four with its third straight loss, all to the three groups within the New York Metropolis metropolitan space.
Thomas Vanek and Bo Horvat scored for the Canucks, whereas Anders Nilsson stopped 31 photographs.
The sport was the primary NHL assembly for Barzal and Canucks rookie proper winger Brock Boeser. Barzal entered the sport with 23 factors (six objectives and 17 assists) in 23 video games whereas Boeser had 22 factors (eleven objectives and eleven assists) in 21 video games. Barzal completed with an help whereas Boeser didn’t document some extent.
For all intents and functions, New York put the sport away within the opening interval because the Islanders went into the primary intermission with a three-1 lead, because of de Haan’s first of the yr with three:18 left within the interval and Eberle’s tenth of the season precisely one minute later.
As an alternative of sitting on their two-objective lead, New York stored attacking within the second interval, and it paid off when Lee scored his thirteenth of the season at three:forty six. Vancouver reduce the deficit in half on Horvat’s shorthanded aim at 6:33.
New York by no means trailed as Ladd opened the scoring together with his sixth objective of the season on a shorthanded breakaway at 5:sixteen. Vanek tied the sport together with his sixth on the facility play fifty eight seconds later with a faucet-in.
Tavares’ aim thirteen:35 into the third ended the scoring.
New York outshot Vancouver, 36-24. The Canucks completed the sport 1 for two on the facility play, and killed all three Islanders energy performs.
NOTES: Daniel Sedin didn’t document some extent and stays caught on 998 for his profession. His brother Henrik is the one participant in Canucks historical past to report 1,000 factors with the group. … The sport was the primary towards the Islanders for Travis Inexperienced as coach of the Canucks. Inexperienced, forty six, performed 388 video games over six seasons for New York, recording ninety two objectives, one hundred forty five assists and 237 factors. … Anthony Beauvillier changed Casey Cizikas as the middle on New York’s fourth line. Cizikas suffered a decrease physique damage within the Islanders’ 2-1 win over…