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Halak sets Islanders’ record in win over Sens

Travis Hamonic, Jaroslav Halak

New York Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic (3) congratulates goalie Jaroslav Halak (41) after the Islanders defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 in an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)


Jaroslav Halak made 20 saves as the New York Islanders edged the Ottawa Senators 2-1 Thursday night.

With the win Halak set a new franchise record.

Brock Nelson and Casey Cizikas had the goals for the Islanders, who have won three straight.

Mika Zibanejad had the lone Sens goal on a night former captain Daniel Alfredsson was honored.

With the loss, Ottawa has lost four straight including back-to-back against the Islanders.

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