Isles stay undefeated in OT with 3-2 win
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) -- Thomas Hickey set up a third-period goal and scored 3:06 into overtime as the New York Islanders started December just as they ended November, with a victory -- 3-2 over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night.
The defenseman netted his second of the season with a wraparound goal to help the Islanders improve to 8-0 in games decided after regulation.
Jaroslav Halak, the NHL's No. 1 star last week, wasn't busy but earned his team-record tying 10th straight win with a 16-save performance. Brock Nelson scored in the second period for the Islanders, who have won seven of eight and 12 of 14.
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