Islanders defeat Sharks to solidify playoff place
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Jean-Gabriel Pageau had a aim and an help, Ilya Sorokin stopped 29 photographs for his twenty fifth win of the season and the New York Islanders beat the San Jose Sharks 4-1 on Saturday.
Kyle Palmieri, Ryan Pulock and Zach Parise additionally scored for the Islanders. Pierre Engvall prolonged his scoring streak to 4 video games with an help on Pulock’s aim.
Kevin Labanc scored his twelfth aim of the season for the Sharks and Kaapo Kahkonen made 29 saves in his seventeenth lack of the season.
Labanc gave the Sharks the lead at 7:31 of the primary interval by beating Sorokin over the blocker for a pleasant bar-down aim.
Pageau bought his twelfth of the season with a brief depend to tie it with 3:52 remaining within the first. He beat San Jose defenseman Erik Karlsson in entrance of the web and sliced by his forehand to beat Kahkonen.
Palmieri gave the Islanders a 2-1 lead at 2:18 of the second with a pleasant deflection of Scott Mayfield’s shot from the spot. It was the twelfth of Palmieri.
The Islanders capitalized on their fourth energy play of the night time when Pulock scored a timer after the puck got here off the boards and beat the far finish of Kahkonen at 5:24 into the half. It was Pulock’s room.
Parise deflected Alexander Romanov’s shot at 5:19 of the third. Parise now has 18 targets this season.
Sharks goaltender James Reimer refused to take part in warmups when San Jose hosted its annual delight night time. Reimer and the Sharks launched statements concerning the goalie’s determination to not put on the rainbow delight warm-up jersey.
“On this particular case, I select to not endorse one thing that goes in opposition to my private convictions, that are primarily based on the Bible, the best authority in my life,” Reimer’s assertion learn.
The San Jose Sharks acknowledged that they’ll proceed to help the LGBTQIA+ neighborhood however settle for the fitting of every participant to specific their beliefs.