Stat Trick: St. Louis Blues 2, New York Islanders 1

March 11th, 2010 by Eric Hornick Leave a reply »
TJ Oshie and Brad Boyes scored in the shootout as the Blues defeated the Islanders 2-1 at the Coliseum on Thursday night. It was the first shootout ever between the teams. On to the trick:  1.  Each team scored just once in regulation play.  Matt Moulson had the Islander goal with just ten seconds remaining in the first period.  It was the 24th goal of the season for Moulson, the most by any Islander since four players scored 25 or more in the 2006-07 season. 

Moulson's goal came on the first of five Islander power plays in a game that matched the league's next-to-last home power play against the league's best road penalty kill.  2.  Patrik Berglund, who had the winning goal when the teams met in November,  knotted the score 6:24 into the middle session, also on a power play.The goal extended his point streak to a career-high six games.  It was the first of six Blues power plays on the night.  The Isles however killed off the remaining five power plays, improving their penalty kill to 7-18 since the Olympic break.  3. The Blues outshot the Isles 36-30, including 5-2 in the overtime session (de ...

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