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NHL Game Summary - NY Islanders at Phoenix



(Thursday, December 12th)

Final Score: Phoenix 6, NY Islanders 3

Glendale, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Rob Klinkhammer posted two goals and an assist as the Phoenix Coyotes thumped the New York Islanders, 6-3.

Mike Ribeiro had a goal and two assists while Mikkel Boedker scored twice for the Coyotes, who have won two straight. Mike Smith gave up three goals on 24 shots in the victory.

"Everyone can chip in here and everyone can score," said Ribeiro. "The defense likes to chip in, too, so it can make matching up against us hard on other teams."

Kyle Okposo, Eric Boulton and John Tavares all scored for the Islanders, who had snapped a 10-game losing streak on Tuesday with a win over San Jose. Kevin Poulin gave up all six goals on 36 shots in the loss.

"When you give up six goals like that and leave your goalie out to dry is unacceptable," said Tavares. "We've got to work on our defense here or we're going to keep dropping games."

The Islanders took the initial lead of the game at 13:06 of the first as Andrew MacDonald sent a shot from the left point that Boulton tipped in down low.

Phoenix, though, tied the game 1:28 later while on the power play as Keith Yandle whipped it into the net from the high slot with traffic in front.

Over a span of 3:41 in the second period, the Coyotes found the back of the net three times, started on Klinkhammer's first of the game when he gained the zone down the right wing and left a drop pass for Ribeiro, who sent it back to Klinkhammer for the bad-angle shot into the net at 2:34.

Less than two minutes later the Coyotes lit the lamp again as Boedker was credited with the goal during a scrum in front, and Ribeiro made it a 4-1 game on his one-timer from the slot at 6:15.

Tavares got a goal back for the Islanders as he snapped it home from the left wing on a rush play at 11:42, and Okposo scored 1:23 later as Brian Strait sent a shot on net from the left point that Okposo tipped in from in front.

The Coyotes, though, took a 5-3 lead into the third period as Boedker caused a turnover in the neutral zone and passed it off to his left for Ribeiro, who gained the line and sent it back to the middle where Boedker snapped it home with 1:01 to play in the frame.

Klinkhammer put the game out of reach with 5:47 to play as he scored his second of the game and seventh of the season.

Game Notes

Phoenix hosts Carolina on Saturday ... New York returns home to face Montreal on Saturday ... The Islanders had taken a 6-1 win over the Coyotes in New York on Oct. 8 ... Phoenix went 1-for-4 on the power play while New York was 0- for-3.

12/13 00:56:05 ET

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Atlantic Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
p-Boston 54 19 9 117 261 177 31-7-3 23-12-6 18-9-3
x-Tampa Bay 46 27 9 101 240 215 25-10-6 21-17-3 19-8-3
x-Montreal 46 28 8 100 215 204 23-13-5 23-15-3 18-8-4
x-Detroit 39 28 15 93 222 230 18-13-10 21-15-5 17-8-5
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Toronto 38 36 8 84 231 256 24-16-1 14-20-7 14-13-3
Florida 29 45 8 66 196 268 16-20-5 13-25-3 13-16-1
Buffalo 21 51 10 52 157 248 13-21-7 8-30-3 7-18-5
 
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y-Pittsburgh 51 24 7 109 249 207 28-9-4 23-15-3 20-8-2
x-NY Rangers 45 31 6 96 218 193 20-17-4 25-14-2 16-11-3
x-Philadelphia 42 30 10 94 236 235 24-14-3 18-16-7 15-11-4
x-Columbus 43 32 7 93 231 216 22-15-4 21-17-3 16-13-1
Washington 38 30 14 90 235 240 21-13-7 17-17-7 12-15-3
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Carolina 36 35 11 83 207 230 18-17-6 18-18-5 15-13-2
NY Islanders 34 37 11 79 225 267 13-19-9 21-18-2 10-16-4
 
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y= clinched division title
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2013 - 2014 NHL Western Conference Standings
 
Central Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
y-Colorado 52 22 8 112 250 220 26-11-4 26-11-4 19-6-3
x-St. Louis 52 23 7 111 248 191 28-9-4 24-14-3 21-6-2
x-Chicago 46 21 15 107 267 220 27-7-7 19-14-8 13-13-3
x-Minnesota 43 27 12 98 207 206 26-10-5 17-17-7 14-12-3
x-Dallas 40 31 11 91 235 228 23-11-7 17-20-4 13-11-5
Nashville 38 32 12 88 216 242 19-17-5 19-15-7 12-13-4
Winnipeg 37 35 10 84 227 237 18-17-6 19-18-4 9-15-5
 
Pacific Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
z-Anaheim 54 20 8 116 266 209 29-8-4 25-12-4 22-4-3
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x-Los Angeles 46 28 8 100 206 174 23-14-4 23-14-4 16-10-3
Phoenix 37 30 15 89 216 231 22-14-5 15-16-10 14-9-6
Vancouver 36 35 11 83 196 223 20-15-6 16-20-5 12-13-4
Calgary 35 40 7 77 209 241 19-19-3 16-21-4 11-15-3
Edmonton 29 44 9 67 203 270 16-22-3 13-22-6 8-17-4
 
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y= clinched division title
z= clinched overall points title
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