UNIONDALE, N.Y. Radek Martinek and P.A. Parenteau both had a goal and assist during the Islanders’ four-goal second period, and New York put the area-rival Rangers back into postseason peril with a 6-2 victory Thursday night.
After Blake Comeau got the Islanders even 1-1 at 3 minutes 24 seconds, Martinek put them in front 33 seconds later.
Things settled down for a bit, but the Islanders struck for two more goals 1:16 apart – the first by Jesse Joensuu at 13:28 and the second by Parenteau to turn it into a rout. Matt Moulson scored his 31st goal of the season against backup Chad Johnson with 11:22 left, and Trevor Gillies made it 6-1 at 14:00. Read the rest of this entry