After keeping pace for two periods, the Islanders failed to score in the third period. The Panthers claimed a 4-2 victory.
Frans Nielsen and P.A. Parenteau scored in the shootout to lift the New York Islanders to a 4-3 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night.
For most teams a three-game winning streak is common, but it would be the longest in more than a year for the New Jersey Devils while the Florida Panthers would match a season high.
Mike Santorelli scored two of Florida’s four goals in a 7:54 span of the second period and the Panthers sent the New York Islanders to their 12th straight loss with a 4-1 victory on Saturday night.
For the first time, a lateral or blindside hit on an opponent in which the head is targeted or is the main area of impact will not only be subject to supplemental discipline, but a major penalty and ejection from the game.