UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Brock Nelson scored in regulation and got the only goal in a five-round shootout to give the New York Islanders a 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night.Jordan Eberle also scored and Ilya Sorokin made 25 saves as the Islanders won their fourth straight.
New York improved to 17-1-2 at Nassau Coliseum, the only team in the league with one regulation loss on home ice.Nicolas Aube-Kubel and Jakub Voracek scored for Philadelphia, which has lost three of four.
Carter Hart made 21 saves.After a scoreless four rounds in the shootout, Nelson fired a snap shot past the blocker of Hart."I didn’t want to try and do anything too fancy," Nelson said. "I just wanted to get a shot, and it beat him."Sorokin made impressive.Read more on fox29.com