Isles Top Sens for First Time in 3 Seasons

Wild subdue Coyotes, Devils snuff Stars in pro hockey
By Jesse Andrews,  Newser User
Posted Nov 29, 2007 1:11 AM CST
New York Islanders congratulate Mike Sillinger after he scored against the Ottawa Senators during a shootout in an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y., Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2007. The...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – New York's Mike Sillinger scored two go-ahead goals, the second in a shootout, to give his team its first win over Ottawa since 2004. Rick DiPietro went six rounds against Ray Emery to seal the win against the Sens, who had gone an astounding 15-2 before their current 1-3-2 slump. In other hockey action:

  • Goalie Ilya Bryzgalov's perfect streak fell as his Coyotes were tamed by the Wild, 3-1.
  • The Stars coughed up an early 2-0 lead against the Devils to fall, 4-2.