Dallas 2 1 0—3
N.Y. Islanders 0 4 3—7
First Period—1, Dallas, Ja.Benn 15, 5:01. 2, Dallas, Cole 11 (Chiasson, Peverley), 13:48. Penalties—Vanek, NYI (hooking), 10:20.
Second Period—3, N.Y. Islanders, Strome 1 (Vanek, Tavares), 1:41 (pp). 4, N.Y. Islanders, Tavares 18 (Vanek), 7:29. 5, N.Y. Islanders, Regin 2 (Bailey, Hickey), 9:29. 6, Dallas, Nichushkin 9 (Peverley, Whitney), 15:28 (pp). 7, N.Y. Islanders, Nelson 4 (Cizikas, de Haan), 19:32. Penalties—Roussel, Dal (cross-checking), :24Cizikas, NYI (holding), 13:33Garbutt, Dal (holding), 15:57Ja.Benn, Dal (roughing), 19:55Vanek, NYI (roughing), 19:56.
Third Period—8, N.Y. Islanders, Strait 2 (Tavares, de Haan), 1:24. 9, N.Y. Islanders, Tavares 19 (Nielsen, MacDonald), 6:19 (pp). 10, N.Y. Islanders, Tavares 20 (MacDonald, Cizikas), 16:53 (pp). Penalties—Cizikas, NYI (goaltender interference), 3:38Whitney, Dal (hooking), 5:18Chiasson, Dal (slashing), 15:13Garbutt, Dal (high-sticking), 15:29.
Shots on Goal—Dallas 10-7-6—23. N.Y. Islanders 14-11-18—43.
Power-play opportunities—Dallas 1 of 4N.Y. Islanders 3 of 6.
Goalies—Dallas, Lehtonen 16-10-7 (43 shots-36 saves). N.Y. Islanders, Nabokov (8-7), Poulin 6-12-0 (12:54 first, 15-13).
A—11,111 (16,170). T—2:37.
Referees—Frederick L'Ecuyer, Paul Devorski. Linesmen—Scott Driscoll, Tim Nowak.