Stat Trick: St. Louis Blues 3, New York Isles 2; Minnesota Wild 4, Isles 1

November 22nd, 2009 by Eric Hornick Leave a reply »
It was a lost weekend in the Midwest for the Isles as they dropped back-to-back games on Friday and Saturday, dropping their record to 2-2-2 on this seven game trip and 8-8-7 on the season.  On to the trick: 1.  Owen Nolan was the star of the Friday game, scoring twice, including the winner with 67 seconds to play as the Wild erased a 2-1 deficit to defeat the Isles.  It was the the first time this season that the Isles had lost a game in regulation that they led after two periods (7-1-3) but equalled Florida and Colorado for the most non-wins in games that were led after forty minutes.  The loss broke a five-game point streak (3-0-2) for the Isles, including the first four games of this trip (2-0-2). 2. Patrik Bergulund broke a 1-1 tie with a goal late in the second period and David Perron added two third period goals as the Blues beat the Isles 4-1 on Saturday.  It was Berglund's first goal in thirteen games. Meanwhile, Perron now has six goals in his last six games, after scoring just 31 in his first 157 NHL games. 3. Josh Bailey scored in both games, giving him five goals on the season.  Bailey has two goals and one assist, and is +3 in four games since being ...

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