NEW YORK (AP) — Bo Horvat and Simon Holmstrom scored within the third interval to assist the New York Islanders…

NEW YORK (AP) — Bo Horvat and Simon Holmstrom scored within the third interval to assist the New York Islanders high the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 on Tuesday night time.

Ilya Sorokin made 18 saves for New York, which pulled inside one level of Washington for the second wild card within the Eastern Conference.

Jason Dickinson scored for last-place Chicago, which had gained three of 4. Connor Bedard had an help, and Petr Mrazek made 27 stops.

The Blackhawks jumped in entrance when Bedard discovered Dickinson darting towards the again submit 7:49 into the primary interval. Islanders defenseman Noah Dobson turned the puck over within the offensive zone and Casey Cizikas failed to stay with Dickinson, which created an odd-man rush alternative.

It was Dickinson’s twenty first purpose, extending his profession excessive. It was Bedard’s team-high thirty seventh help in his rookie season after Chicago chosen the 18-year-old heart with the No. 1 general choose within the NHL draft.

Horvat tied it at 1 together with his team-high thirty first purpose 1:33 into the third. He buried a feed from Mathew Barzal on the facility play.

Holmstrom put New York in entrance at 9:25. He obtained his 14th purpose when he banged house a unfastened puck.

It was the Islanders’ first win in 10 makes an attempt within the second half of a back-to-back scenario. They beat Philadelphia 4-3 in extra time on Monday night time.

Islanders ahead Matt Martin dropped the gloves with Jarred Tinordi late within the first interval after Tinordi delivered an enormous examine on Jean-Gabriel Pageau.


Blackhawks: Host the Dallas Stars on Saturday.

Islanders: Visit the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday.



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