Islanders Get Sentenced to a 4-1 Loss to the Senators
New York, NY - The Ottawa Senators(6-6-1) defeated the New York Islanders (4-7-2) by the score of 4-1 in hockey action on Thursday night, as the Islanders lost its sixth straight game this season. Leading the way for Ottawa was Jason Spezza who had a goal and three assist to lead the team offensively.
Also making their way on the score sheet for Ottawa was Sergei Gonchar, David Hale and Chris Kelly. Brian Elliott made 28 saves in his ninth straight start for the Senators, who have won five of seven since getting off to a 1-4-1 start.
For the Islanders the lone goal came from Matt Moulson with a power play goal at the 3:40 mark into the third period. In the cage for New York Dwayne Roloson made 23 saves. For New York they have seemed to have lost their way on the ice lately, not playing with much grit or heart.
The Islanders will return home to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, but the team they will face is a tough one. They will have a 7:00 p.m. face-off against the Philadelphia Flyers, whose high powered offense was in action on Thursday night as well in defeating the New York Rangers by the score of 4-1.