Stat Trick: New York Islanders 3, Calgary Flames 2

March 25th, 2010 by Eric Hornick Leave a reply »
Eric Nystrom scored a goal and added an assist in his first NHL game on the ice where his father once starred, but the Isles rallied for two goals in the third to hand the Flames a devastating 3-2 defeat.  On to the trick:  1.  Trent Hunter broke the seal when he scored 8:23 into play.  It was Hunter's first goal since January 19 and his 10th of the season. Hunter has scored at least 10 goals in each of his six full NHL seasons.  The Flames knotted the game 50 seconds later when Nigel Dawes deflected home a shot by Cory Sarich.  2. The Flames grabbed the lead with seven minutes left in the second period on Nystrom's 11th goal of the season.  It's the first time since October 6 that Nystrom, who will be an unrestricted free agent this summer, has recorded two points in a game.  3.  The Isles have struggled in the third period all season but got goals from Matt Moulson (28 seconds into play) and Bruno Gervais.  Mark Streit earned assists on both goals.  It was the 27th goal of the season for Moulson; over the last four seasons only Jason Blake (4 ...

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