The Chicago Blackhawks squared off against the New York Islanders for the first time this season. This was the first game for the Islanders in their new home the Barclays Center in Brooklyn New York.
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After a ceremony honoring Islanders Greats, the Blackhawks and Islanders dropped the puck.
The Blackhawks countered with their top line.
The Blackhawks started the scoring off first in this game.
That was newcomer Artem Anisimov’s first goal of his Blackhawks career. The Blackhawks would not hold the lead very long. The Islanders responded with a goal of their own. Their captain John Taveres tied the game at 1.
The Blackhawks would regain the lead.
Patrick Kane put the Blackhawks up 2-1, but the Islanders responded again. In the third period, the Islanders Marek Zidlicky scored the game-tying goal in the third period.
The third period would remain tied and go to the new 3-on-3 overtime format.
The Islanders did not have much luck as former Blackhawk Nick Leddy committed a penalty early in the OT period. The new OT rules gave the Blackhawks a 4-on-3 opportunity against the Islanders. The Blackhawks added Marian Hossa to the attack after the penalty. The Blackhawks would score very fast.
After some review, the goal was award to Kane his second of the game.
— New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) October 10, 2015
The Blackhawks moved to 1-1-0 on the season with the victory
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