Beauvillier scores twice, Islanders hang on for win against Flyers


UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Anthony Beauvillier scored two goals, and the New York Islanders held on for a 3-2 shootout win against the Philadelphia Flyers at Nassau Coliseum on Saturday.

Mathew Barzal scored the only goal in the shootout for the Islanders (24-10-4). Ilya Sorokin made 30 saves, then saved all four shots he faced in the shootout.

Claude Giroux scored twice in 3:54 in the third period for the Flyers (17-14-5). Carter Hart made 22 saves.

Giroux made it 2-1 at 7:38 of the third with a backhand from the left side and tied it at 10:32 with a shot from the high slot.

Beauvillier gave the Islanders a 1-0 lead at 12:01 of the first period on a pass from Matt Martin for a power-play goal, then made it 2-0 at 15:40 of the second when he knocked down a clearing attempt at the Flyers blue line, got a return feed from Barzal and scored on a one-timer.

Barzal scored in the fourth round of the shootout, beating Hart past his blocker.

Islanders forward Ross Johnston left the game with an undisclosed injury at 10:17 of the first period. He played one shift after a fight with Flyers defenseman Samuel Morin at 2:47 of the first.

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