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Islanders edge Hurricanes in shootout

Frans Nielsen scored in the second round of the 3 win over the Carolina Hurricanes.

Evgeni Nabokov sealed the win with a right pad save on Chad LaRose's backhand attempt in the third round of the shootout. Nabokov finished with 37 saves for the Islanders, who won their third straight game.

Kyle Okposo, Matt Moulson and Nielsen tallied in regulation for New York.

Anthony Stewart, Brandon Sutter and LaRose netted goals for the Hurricanes, who dropped to last place in the Eastern Conference.

Ward made 33 saves for the loss.