Islanders Win Seventh Straight Road Game, Knock Off Stars

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0  Updated at 7:45 pm, January 12th, 2014 By: ABC Digital
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Christian Petersen/Getty Images(DALLAS) — John Tavares scored the go-ahead goal with 1:24 remaining, as the New York Islanders doubled up the Dallas Stars 4-2 Sunday, New York’s seventh straight road win.

The Islanders (18-22-7, 43 pts) trailed 2-0 after one period, but Kyle Okposo scored one goal in the second and another in the third to tie the game.

Tavares scored on a one-timer from teammate Calvin de Hann, beating Stars goalie Dan Ellis’ on his high glove side.

Brock Nelson added an empty-netter for New York, which has now won four straight.

Meanwhile, the loss makes it six in a row for struggling Dallas (20-18-7, 47 pts).

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