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Isles beat Pens in OT as streak hits 16

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NEW YORK (AP) Brock Nelson came through in overtime again for the New York Islanders.

Nelson scored his second goal of the game at 4:16 of the extra period, lifting the Islanders to a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night to extend their point streak to a franchise-record 16 games.

Nelson, who also scored the overtime winner at Pittsburgh two nights earlier, got a pass from Mathew Barzal on the left side on a rush, cut across the front of a goal to avoid a defender and draw goalie Matt Murray out of position, and then backhanded it into the right side for his eighth.

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Rank Player +/-
1 J. Pageau, Ott17
2 J. Carlson, Was15
3t B. Dumoulin, Pit14
3t B. Marchand, Bos14
3t J. McCann, Pit14
6t M. Barzal, NYI13
6t Z. Chara, Bos13
6t D. Hamilton, Car13
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1t B. Holtby, Was11
3t J. Binnington, StL10
3t C. Hellebuyck, Wpg10
3t P. Mrazek, Car10
3t C. Price, Mon10
7t F. Andersen, Tor9
7t D. Kuemper, Ari9
7t M. Murray, Pit9
7t T. Rask, Bos9
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