Burns Goal Nails Wild OT Win Over Isles

Devils rout Hurricanes to end slide, Flames crush Oilers
By Mitch Pritchard,  Newser User
Posted Feb 9, 2008 10:13 PM CST
Edmonton Oilers' Marty Reasoner, left, skates away as Calgary Flames' Owen Nolan, from Ireland, celebrates his goal with teammate defenseman Dion Phaneuf during first period NHL hockey action in Calgary,...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Brian Rolston scored two goals and Brent Burns scored the winner in overtime as the Minnesota Wild handed the New York Islanders their seventh straight loss, 4-3, tonight, reports the Associated Press. The Islanders led 3-2 with 4:05 left and had out shot Minnesota 29-18, but they gave up a late Rolston goal to allow overtime. In other NHL action:

  • Paul Martin had two goals and Martin Brodeur had 22 saves as the New Jersey Devils routed the Carolina Hurricanes, 6-1. The win snapped a two-game skid for the Devils.
  • Owen Nolan scored two goals as the Calgary Flames bounced back from a rout by Edmonton Monday to beat the Oilers, 4-1.