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Isles at Canadiens

Isles fall 5-3 to Habs at Bell Centre

Game recap in blog post above.

Isles trail 3-1 after second period

Tomas Plekanec picks the top left corner to reclaim the Habs two-goal lead. Wisniewski was on the receiving end of a nasty hit along the boards from Moen, who puzzlingly only gets a 2-minute boarding minor.

After laying face-down on the ice for several minutes, Wisniewski skated off on his own and returned to the bench.

Isles will begin the third period with :41 seconds left of PP time remaining on Spacek's high-stick on Blake Comeau

Isles trail 2-1 after first period

The Canadiens took a 2-0 first-period lead with a deflection in front from Mathieu Darche at 13:19 and a shorthanded goal from Travis Moen at 17:54, but the Islanders cut the lead in half with less than a minute to play in the period with James Wisniewski's slapshot from just inside the blue line.

Good goaltending on both sides of the ice; Islanders outshot 14-7 

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