Holy Roli! Stat Trick: New York Isles 4, Toronto Maple Leafs 3 (OT)

Posted: 24th November 2009 by Eric Hornick in NHL
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Dwayne Roloson made a franchise record (and career high) 58 saves as the Islanders beat the Leafs, 4-3 in overtime at the Air Canada Centre.  With the win, the Isles complete the franchise record-tying seven-game road trip with a 3-2-2 record.  On to the trick: 1. Roloson's 58 saves broke the club record of 56, set by Rick DiPietro in a shootout loss to the Rangers in 2007.  The 61 shots allowed by the Islanders broke a club record that had stood for 37 years and one day—the Isles allowed 60 shots to the Flyers on November 22, 1972. 

The 58 saves broke Roloson's personal mark of 53 (set in a 2001 game for Minnesota against Boston) in a regular season game.  Roloson made 54 saves in a double-OT playof ...

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