Stat Trick: New York Isles 3, Edmonton Oilers 1

Posted: 3rd November 2009 by Eric Hornick in NHL
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It took him 862 games, but Brendan Witt now has a two-goal game in the NHL.á Oh yes, the Islanders have a four-game winning streak, too. áOn to the trick: 1.á Witt scored twice in the second period to break a 1-1 tie.á It was his first goals since scoring on January 22, 2008 against Carolina, a span of 92 games that Witt had played.á Witt, who three times scored three goals in aáseason for the Capitals,áhad scored only three goals in 219 previous games with the Islanders.á

Witt now had three goals in twelve career games against Edmonton and 22 goals in 848 games against the rest of the NHL.á It's the first time since 2002, and the fourth time in his career, that Witt has even recorded two points in a game. 2.á Ethan Moreau and John Tavares traded first period goals.á M ...

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