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NHL Game Summary - New Jersey at NY Islanders

(Saturday, November 10th)

Final Score: NY Islanders 2, New Jersey 1

Uniondale, NY (Sports Network) - Miroslav Satan's third straight game-winning goal propelled the Islanders past the New Jersey Devils, 2-1, at Nassau Coliseum.

Chris Campoli had two assists for the Islanders, who have won four in a row. New York finished its six-game homestand with a 5-1-0 record. Rick DiPietro turned aside 20 shots to earn the win.

Dainius Zubrus tallied the lone goal for New Jersey, which has dropped three of its last four contests. Martin Brodeur made 20 saves in the loss.

Zubrus scored 1:10 into the third period to tie to the score, 1-1, but at the 5:13 mark, the Islanders were awarded a two-man advantage for a full two minutes.

Campoli worked the puck down low to Trent Hunter and he sent a cross-ice pass through the crease to Satan, who banged it home to give New York a 2-1 lead with 13:35 remaining.

"We passed it around for a while," said Satan, commenting on his winning tally. "We heard some impatient noise from the crowd, but it worked out perfectly. The guys made the right plays and it came right to me, so it was easy."

Late in regulation, New Jersey pulled Brodeur in favor of an extra skater, but was unable to net the equalizer.

"We worked hard to tie it up," said Devil's forward Jay Pandolfo, "but you have to play a whole 60 minutes. We came out and played well in the third, but we didn't play great the first two periods."

New York grabbed a 1-0 lead at the 17:13 mark of the opening period. Richard Park centered the puck from behind the net to Campoli, cheating in from the left point. Campoli's shot was stopped by Brodeur, but Josef Vasicek slammed in the rebound.

Game Notes

Satan is currently on a seven-game point streak, recording five goals and five assists over that span...Park has registered at least one assist in four straight games...New York improved to 5-1-0 against the Atlantic Division and to 7-2-0 at home...New York has won eight of the last 14 meetings against New Jersey...Brodeur needs one to win to become the second goaltender in NHL history to reach 500, joining Patrick Roy (551).

11/10 23:11:33 ET

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