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Topic - Evgeni Nabokov
Dallas Eakins wasn't happy after the first 40 minutes, and he let his Edmonton Oilers know it.
Scottie Upshall and the Florida Panthers have had little to celebrate this season. But four unanswered goals to secure a 5-3 win over the New York Islanders was reason enough to savor the moment.
Now that Jaromir Jagr has 700 NHL goals in the bank, the future Hockey Hall of Famer is already setting his sights on his next big milestone.
Jaromir Jagr became the seventh player to score 700 NHL goals, reaching the mark in the second period on Saturday in the New Jersey Devils' game against the New York Islanders.
The New York Islanders have been on the losing end of many roller-coaster finishes this season. So Lubomir Visnovsky's overtime goal lifting them to a wild 5-4 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs was especially satisfying.
Thanks to the stellar play of rookie goaltender Reto Berra, the Calgary Flames won for the sixth time in seven games.
Twenty-nine of the Capitals' 57 games have been decided by one goal. In parts of two seasons under coach Adam Oates, they are now 26-25 in one-goal games.
The left half of the net was wide open for Troy Brouwer. When he missed badly, putting his shot wide, he was so exasperated that he slumped his shoulders and looked to the rafters as play continued.
Only one goal was scored Tuesday night, but the Islanders found the back of the net in the 3rd period that cost the Caps valuable points.
The Capitals have had trouble holding leads this season. The Islanders have rallied back from two goals for eight wins.
With three games remaining before the Olympic break, Capitals defenseman Mike Green is likely to shut it down until after the Winter Games.
Opportunities were plentiful for the Washington Capitals on Tuesday, but they failed to take advantage of them. And while the New York Islanders also failed to capitalize on many of their own breaks, they needed only one to go their way. A slap shot from the right point by defenseman Andrew MacDonald early in the third period broke a scoreless tie, leading to the Islanders' 1-0 defeat of the Capitals at Verizon Center.
Outside and inside, the New York Rangers got the best of the New York Islanders in a pair of decisive third periods.
The New York Rangers have quickly warmed to the challenge of playing outside in the chill of winter.
The New York Islanders got good news before facing the Boston Bruins as top goalie Evgeni Nabokov and defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky were both activated from the injured list.
"The game went away from us pretty quickly. We deflated after they scored two power-play goals," Nabokov said.
"I might save the 800th one, but I don't know what I am going to do with the 700th," he said with a smile.