After giving up a two-goal lead in the third period, the New York Islanders were relieved to get the win in the shootout.
Jordan Eberle and Mathew Barzal scored in the tiebreaker and the Islanders beat the Ottawa Senators 5-4 Tuesday night, giving coach Barry Trotz his 800th win.
Brock Nelson, Anders Lee, Devon Toews and Ross Johnston scored in regulation to help the Islanders snap a two-game skid.
"A little bit of an ugly third period for us, but we found a way at the end," Lee said. "Right now, the two points is the biggest thing."
Robin Lehner stopped 21 shots before leaving with an injury late in the third period. Thomas Greiss came on,...