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|Monday, 07 January 2008 19:19|
It was the second victory in a row for the Oilers, who hadn't won in regulation time since Dec. 2. Marty Reasoner and Jarret Stoll also scored for Edmonton, which had six overtime and shootout victories in that span.
The Islanders dropped their third straight and remained tied with Philadelphia for eighth place in the Eastern Conference.
The Oilers outshot New York 12-10 in the first period but Garon and Islanders counterpart Rick DiPietro turned aside everything in the scoreless frame.
Stars 3, Wild 1
DALLAS (AP) - Antti Miettinen scored two goals to help the Stars end a four-game losing streak with a over the Wild.
Rookie Matt Niskanen also scored for the Stars, who hadn't lost four in a row since a five-game skid in 2003. Mike Ribeiro, who signed a new five-year, $25 million contract on Monday, added two assists for Dallas.
Brenden Morrow also had two assists for the Stars, 6-0-2 in their last eight home games against the Wild.
Mark Parrish scored Minnesota's goal. It was his 12th of the season and extended his goal-scoring streak to four games.