Islanders-Flyers: N.Y. Breaks 15-Game Winless Streak Against Philly

April 1st, 2010 by Eric Hornick Leave a reply »
It's finally over.  Blake Comeau scored two first-period goals as the Islanders broke a 15-game winless streak against the Flyers with a 6-4 win on Coliseum ice.  The Isles grabbed control of the game in the first eight minutes, as Comeau scored the first two goals.  It was his second-consecutive two-goal game and his fourth multi-goal game of the season.  Frans Nielsen scored 28 seconds after Comeau's second tally to give the Isles a 3-0 lead just 7:45 into play.  The Isles dominated play throughout most of the session: The Flyers did not have an offensive zone face-off in the first 19:40 of the game.  Sean Bergenheim scored on the Isles' first shot of the middle session to give the Isles their first four-goal lead since Jan. 12.  Mark Streit assisted on Bergenheim's goal to extend his point streak to four games.
Arron Asham got the Flyers on the board at 12:26 of the period.   The Flyers had the better of play early in the third, but Trent Hunter's 98th career goal regained the four-goal margin and chased starting goalie Brian Boucher.  After Flyer rookie James van Riemsdyk scored on a power play, Jon Sim's third poin ...

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