NHL

Islanders surge past Oilers 4-1

  • The New York Islanders celebrate a goal against the Edmonton Oilers during third period NHL hockey action in Edmonton, Alberta, on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

    The New York Islanders celebrate a goal against the Edmonton Oilers during third period NHL hockey action in Edmonton, Alberta, on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • New York Islanders' Anders Lee (27) and Edmonton Oilers' David Desharnais (13) battle for the puck during third period NHL hockey action in Edmonton, Alberta, on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

    New York Islanders' Anders Lee (27) and Edmonton Oilers' David Desharnais (13) battle for the puck during third period NHL hockey action in Edmonton, Alberta, on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • New York Islanders' goalie Thomas Greiss (1) makes a save on Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid (97) as Calvin de Haan (44) looks for the rebound during second period NHL hockey action in Edmonton, Alberta, on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

    New York Islanders' goalie Thomas Greiss (1) makes a save on Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid (97) as Calvin de Haan (44) looks for the rebound during second period NHL hockey action in Edmonton, Alberta, on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)  (The Associated Press)

Anders Lee scored a pair of goals and the New York Islanders earned a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night.

Joshua Ho-Sang, with his first career NHL goal, and Andrew Ladd also scored for the Islanders, who snapped a two-game losing skid.

Zack Kassian scored for the Oilers, who had a two-game winning streak snapped.

The Islanders kicked off the scoring with 2:37 left in the first period as Ho-Sang scored on a power-play shot from the point that beat Oilers goalie Cam Talbot up high.