Posts Tagged ‘Francois Beauchemin’

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Islanders rake up the Maple Leafs

December 24, 2009
 

John Tavares celebrates with Blake Comeau after Tavares' second-period goal

Associated Press

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — It took until the final game of a four-game homestand for the New York Islanders to capitalize on the home-ice advantage.

Trent Hunter and John Tavares scored 90 seconds apart in the second period, and Dwayne Roloson made 26 saves to help the Islanders beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 on Wednesday night.

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Islanders look home-sick

December 10, 2009

Scott Gordon's Isles have lost 4 of their last 5.

 Toronto’s Jason Blake knocked home a bouncing puck with less than 5 minutes remaining against his former team, and the Maple Leafs held on for a 3-2 victory on Wednesday night.  Despite John Tavares’ two power-play goals to tie the game in the third period, the Islanders headed back home to New York without a point. 

Goalie Dwayne Roloson was the star of the show last time in Toronto, making 58 saves en route to a 4-3 victory.   16 days removed from his miraculous performance against the Leafs,  he could not match his heroic effort from weeks prior.

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