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Brock Nelson’s second goal of the game at 2:42 of overtime lifted the New York Islanders to a 6-5 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday night.

Trailing 5-4 late in the third period, the Islanders pulled goalie Thomas Greiss and tied it on Andrew Ladd’s deflection with 1:29 left.

Josh Bailey had a goal and two assists, Ryan Strome a goal and an assist, and Nikolay Kulemin also scored for the Islanders. New York stopped a two-game skid and improved to 6-0-2 in its past eight at home.

On the winning goal, Nelson got a pass from Bailey and beat Toronto goalie Frederik Andersen on the blocker side. That gave the Islanders their first win this season in a game they trailed after two periods (1-12-2).

Auston Matthews, Mitchell Marner, Nikita Soshnikov, Zach Hyman and William Nylander scored for Toronto, which finished 2-4-0 on a season-high six-game trip. Morgan Rielly had three assists and Nikita Zaitsev added two.

Nylander had given Toronto a 5-4 lead with 2:01 left in regulation when he took a pass from Rielly and beat Greiss on the blocker side.

Ladd tied it with his 12th goal.

Bailey made it 4-all with 61/2 minutes remaining on a rebound for his 11th. It marked the third straight game the Islanders evened it after trailing 4-3 going into the third period.

Marner put the Leafs ahead 3-2 in the second.

Devils 2, Sabres 1: Pavel Zacha scored on a power play with 7:27 left, and New Jersey snapped a seven-game home skid. Adam Henrique also scored a power-play goal, Mike Cammalleri had two assists and Cory Schneider made 22 saves as the Devils won at Prudential Center for the first time since Jan. 2. New Jersey is 3-0-1 since the All-Star break. Tyler Ennis scored for the Sabres, and Robin Lehner made 37 saves.

Blues 2, Flyers 0: Kenny Agostino scored his first goal in almost three years, and Carter Hutton had 26 saves. Paul Stastny also scored for St. Louis, which won for the second time in three games after coach Mike Yeo replaced Ken Hitchcock on Feb. 1, following a 1-5-0 stretch. Hutton, who allowed 13 goals in his three previous appearances, posted his first shutout since Jan. 24 and No. 3 on the season. Michal Neuvirth made 14 stops for Philadelphia, which lost for the third time in four games.

Notes: Rangers center Kevin Hayes is expected to return on Tuesday night against Anaheim after missing five games with a knee injury. …Penguins star Evgeni Malkin went through his first non-contact practice but his return from a knee injury is uncertain.

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