Islanders surge past Oilers 4-1

March 8, 2017
The New York Islanders celebrate a goal against the Edmonton Oilers during third period NHL hockey action in Edmonton, Alberta, on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Anders Lee scored a pair of goals and the New York Islanders earned a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night.

Joshua Ho-Sang, with his first career NHL goal, and Andrew Ladd also scored for the Islanders, who snapped a two-game losing skid.

Zack Kassian scored for the Oilers, who had a two-game winning streak snapped.

The Islanders kicked off the scoring with 2:37 left in the first period as Ho-Sang scored on a power-play shot from the point that beat Oilers goalie Cam Talbot up high.

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