Stat Trick: Islanders Extend Point Streak to Five After 4-1 Win in Boston

November 17th, 2009 by Eric Hornick Leave a reply »
In perhaps their most solid effort of the season, the New York Islanders went into Boston on Monday night and pounded the Bruins, 4-1.  The Isles have earned a point on all four games of their road trip (2-0-2) and are 3-0-2 in their last five overall.  On to the trick:
1.  Matt Moulson scored twice to become the first Islander to reach double-digit goals with 10.  His second goal, with 1:11 left in the middle session, proved to be the winner.  Moulson has four goals in the last five games and he nearly had a fifth.  John Tavares was credited with a goal that went in off the skate of Matt Hunwick.  Hunwick's deflection denied Moulson the chance to become the first Islander to ever record a hat trick in Boston.  The Isles have five hat tricks against the Bruins, including two in the playoffs, but all came at the Coliseum.
2. Daniel Paille had the Bruins' goal, which needed video review to confirm.  Paille now has scored in consecutive games after not scoring in his first 13 with Boston.
3.  Trent Hunter finished the scoring with an empty-net goal, securing the Isles first regulation win on the road this season and only the seventh regulation win in 53 road g ...

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