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NHL: Thrashers surge to overtime win over struggling Islanders

AP, ATLANTA, GEORGIA

Dustin Byfuglien scored in overtime to give the Atlanta Thrashers a 2-1 victory over New York on Sunday, extending the Islanders’ losing streak to 13 games.

The Islanders have their longest winless streak since a 14-game slide from Feb. 13 to March 15 in 1990.

Byfuglien, a playoff star for the Chicago Blackhawks last season, leads the NHL with four winning shots this season. Ondrej Pavelec stopped 28 shots for Atlanta.

New York’s Michael Grabner opened the scoring with 13 seconds left in the second period, and Nik Antropov leveled it on a power-play early in the third.

The Islanders have only 12 goals in their last 11 games.

RED WINGS 5, FLAMES 4, OT

In Detroit, Michigan, Henrik Zetterberg equalized on a power play with 3.2 seconds left in regulation and goalie Jimmy Howard off for an extra attacker, while Nicklas Lidstrom scored at 1:38 of overtime for Detroit.

Zetterberg had two goals, Lidstrom added two assists and Pavel Datsyuk had a goal and two assists. Johan Franzen also scored for Detroit, who trailed 4-2 midway through the third period. Brian Rafalski had three assists and Howard made 23 saves.

Jarome Iginla had two goals and an assist, while Niklas Hagman and Alex Tanguay also scored for Calgary. Miikka Kiprusoff stopped 33 shots. Iginla has five goals and an assist in his last two games.

OILERS 4, DUCKS 2

In Anaheim, California, Ales Hemsky scored the go-ahead goal with 6:31 left in the third period, and Devan Dubnyk made 19 of his 38 saves in the first period to help Edmonton beat Anaheim.

Sam Gagne and Taylor Hall scored 1:41 apart in the second period, helping send the Ducks to their fifth straight loss following a six-game winning streak. The victory was only Edmonton’s third in their last 17 games.

COYOTES 3, CANUCKS 2

In, Vancouver, British Columbia, Taylor Pyatt scored his second goal of the game 5:52 minutes into the third period as Phoenix extended their winning streak to six games with a win over Vancouver.

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