1. Archive


Kenny Jonsson scored midway through the third period as visiting New York earned the tie.

Claude Lapointe and Alexei Yashin also scored for the Islanders, who are 3-0-2 in their past five trips to Florida.

The Panthers went to overtime for the 11th time in 21 games this season and second in as many nights. Florida, 3-4-3 in the extra session, lost at Atlanta on Tuesday.

Viktor Kozlov scored his 100th career goal for the Panthers, who are winless in six games but have five points in that stretch. Peter Worrell and Niklas Hagman each scored for Florida and Jani Hurme stopped 42 shots, seven in overtime.

Jonsson tied it at 3 at 6:42 of the third, sending a one-timer off the right post and into the net.

The Islanders had a 7-1 edge in shots in overtime, but the Panthers held on behind Hurme's strong play in net.

Lapointe put the Islanders ahead 1-0 at 1:29 of the first period, finishing off a pass from Michael Peca.

The Panthers scored twice in a 2{-minute span to take a 2-1 lead. Worrell scored his first goal of the season at 11:47, moving into position after Ryan Johnson centered the puck from behind the net.

Hagman scored at 14:03 to give the Panthers a 2-1 lead.

New York tied it on Yashin's power-play goal at 7:08 of the second period. He fired a slap shot from the left circle between the legs of Hurme after a tripping penalty was called against Ivan Majesky.