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Couture Scores in OT Once more, Sharks High Islanders 2-1

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SAN JOSE, Calif. — Logan Couture scored in additional time for the second straight recreation, giving the San Jose Sharks a 2-1 win over the streaking New York Islanders on Saturday night time.

Logan Couture, San Jose Sharks (John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports activities)

Couture scored at 2:30 of the additional interval to guide the Sharks to their eighth win in 9 video games.

Marcus Sorensen additionally scored and Martin Jones stopped 27 pictures for San Jose. The Sharks tied an NHL file with their 43rd straight win in a recreation it allowed two targets or fewer. The streak, with matched the mark set by Pittsburgh from Feb. 21, 2012 to Oct. 17 2013, dates again to March 10, 2018.

Casey Cizikas scored and Semyon Varlamov completed with 24 saves for New York, which prolonged its franchise file by incomes a degree for the 17th straight recreation (15-Zero-2).

Semyon Varlamov, New York Islanders (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Couture, who had the additional time winner in Thursday’s 2-1 victory over Vegas, prolonged his level streak to 6 video games with three targets and 7 assists over that stretch.

Sorensen bought the sport’s first aim at 6:38 of the second as he tipped a move from Mario Ferraro for his fourth aim.

The Islanders tied it 27 seconds later when Cizikas tipped Adam Pelech’s shot from the purpose for his fourth. San Jose challenged the play for goaltender interference, however the aim was upheld.

NOTES: The Islanders had been Zero for six on energy performs towards the NHL’s greatest penalty-killing unit. … New York didn’t get a shot on aim till Devon Toews’ wrister from eight toes out at 6:46 of the primary. New York was held to seven pictures within the first. … Sharks C Tomas Hertl (decrease physique) was out of the lineup for a second straight recreation. San Jose’s second-leading scorer sustained a blow to his proper knee in Anaheim on Nov. 14, when he scored in his fifth straight recreation. … The Sharks recalled F Noah Gregor from their San Jose AHL affiliate.They positioned Dalton Prout (higher physique harm) on injured reserve.

UP NEXT

Islanders: At Anaheim on Monday night time.

Sharks: At Los Angeles on Monday night time.

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Gideon Rubin, The Related Press

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