Sat. Oct 24th, 2020

Mathew Barzal, Islanders take down Jets

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Mathew Barzal, Islanders take down Jets

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Mathew Barzal scored two power-play goals in the second period and Semyon Varlamov made 32 saves in the New York Islanders’ 3-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night.

Josh Bailey scored into an empty net on another power play with 27 seconds left in the third period to cap the Islanders’ third straight victory and seal Winnipeg’s third loss in a row.

Nikolaj Ehlers had a power-play goal for Winnipeg and Connor Hellebuyck made 23 saves.

The Islanders didn’t get their sixth shot until 7:41 of the second period — and it was a power-play goal by Barzal that tied it 16 seconds after Dmitry Kulikov went to the penalty box for tripping.

Barzal broke the tie with 17 seconds remaining in the second period.

Ehlers scored in the first period.

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