OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Noah Dobson scored the tiebreaking goal in the second period and the New York Islanders beat the Ottawa Senators 4-2 Monday night for their ninth win in 11 gam
Oliver Wahlstrom, Jean-Gabriel Pageau and Brock Nelson also scored, and Mathew Barzal had two assists for the Islanders in the opener of a four-game road trip. Semyon Varlamov stopped 36 shots to win for the third time in his last four starts.
Claude Giroux had a goal and an assist, Drake Batherson also scored and Tim Stutzle added two assists for the Senators. Cam Talbot finished with 31 saves as Ottawa fell to 1-7-1 in their last nine games.
New York Islanders’ Brock Nelson (29) celebrates after his empty-net goal with teammates Cal Clutterbuck (15) and Casey Cizikas (53) during third-period NHL hockey game action against the Ottawa Senators in Ottawa, Ontario, Monday, Nov. 14, 2022. (Patrick Doyle/The Canadian Press via AP)