Stat Trick: Ottawa 3, Isles 2 (SO)

Posted: 2nd January 2010 by Eric Hornick in NHL
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Jon Sim scored in the opening minute of the third period to force overtime, and eventually a shootout, but the Senators scored on all three of their shootout attempts against Dwayne Roloson to defeat the Islanders 3-2 on New Year's Eve at Scotiabank Place. Onto the trick:

1. After a scoreless first period, Rob Schremp gave the Islanders the lead on a power play eight minutes into the second. It was only the second Islander power play goal in the last 10 games.  Schremp has scored two of the Isles' last three power play tallies.

2. Chris Kelly and Peter Regin scored for the Sens later in the second period. Regin's goal, with 52 seconds to play, gave the Sens a 2-1 lead after 40 minutes.

3. Sim's tying goal, his fifth of the season, was his second in ...

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