Montreal, QC (Sports Network) - Thomas Hickey picked an opportune time to
score his first NHL goal, as the rookie defenseman netted the game-winner with
1:48 left in overtime to lift the New York Islanders to a 4-3 victory over the
Montreal Canadiens on Thursday at Bell Centre.
Matt Moulson potted a pair of power-play goals, while Frans Nielsen scored the
game-tying tally midway through the third period to help the Islanders put the
brakes on a two-game slide.
Evgeni Nabokov registered 30 saves in the victory.
Max Pacioretty scored twice and Travis Moen also lit the lamp for the
Canadiens, who saw their five-game winning streak come to an end.
Carey Price allowed all four goals on 25 shots in the setback.
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