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Sport Barzal and Beauvillier star as New York Islanders beat city rivals Rangers

09:05  14 january  2018
09:05  14 january  2018 Source:   pressassociation.com

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Filed Under: New York Islanders , New York Rangers , NHL. Barzal had two goals and three assists, Beauvillier added two goals and an assist, and the Islanders beat the Rangers 7-2 on Saturday for their ninth win in the last 10 meetings of the crosstown rivals .

Barzal had two goals and three assists, Beauvillier added two goals and an assist, and the Islanders beat the Rangers 7-2 on Saturday for their ninth win in the last 10 meetings of the crosstown rivals .

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Mathew Barzal had two goals and three assists while Anthony Beauvillier also scored a brace as the Islanders won the battle of New York, seeing off the Rangers 7-2.

Beauvillier struck first with his sixth of the season on 6:06, with Kevin Hayes drawing the sides level eight minutes later.

The Islanders then hit four in a row - the Barzal brace coming in just under three second-period minutes as the Islanders put the game beyond doubt.

Mika Zibanejad scored Rangers' second and his 14th of the season, but Thomas Hickey and Cal Clutterbuck grabbed two more in the last five minutes.

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The Rangers ' new rivals , the New York Islanders , who entered the League in 1972 after paying a hefty territorial fee – some million – to New York Islanders : Sebastian Aho, Josh Bailey, Mathew Barzal , Anthony Beauvillier , Johnny Boychuk, Jason Chimera, Casey Cizikas, Cal Clutterbuck

Darnell Nurse scored after 53 seconds of overtime as the Edmonton Oilers beat the Vegas Golden Knights 3-2,  a game which saw William Karlsson get his 23rd of the season.

The Colorado Avalanche hit three goals in the third period as they beat the Dallas Stars 4-1, while the Philadelphia Flyers won 5-3 against the New Jersey Devils.

The Boston Bruins took the Montreal Canadiens to a shootout and won 4-3, while the Minnesota Wild beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-1.

The Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Detroit Red Wings by the same score, with Sidney Crosby hitting his 16th of the season to round off the scoring.

The San Jose Sharks prevailed in a shootout to beat the Arizona Coyotes 6-5, while a Corey Perry goal on 18:32 in the third sealed a 4-2 win for the Anaheim Ducks over the Los Angeles Kings.

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The Islanders' All-Star captain spent much of his media availability Saturday answering familiar questions about his looming free agency decision.The NHL's biggest free-agent-to-be spent much of his All-Star Game media day session Saturday fielding the familiar inquires about the progress of contract extension talks with the Islanders. As in months previous, Tavares said he's no closer to making a decision on his future with the franchise, preferring to focus on the season at hand.

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