Eakin scores in OT, Stars beat Islanders 3-2 to stop skid

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DALLAS (AP) -- Cody Eakin scored 2:18 into overtime and the Dallas Stars beat the New York Islanders 3-2 on Tuesday night to snap a six-game losing streak.
 
Eakin took a pass from Jamie Benn on a 2-on-1 break and beat goalie Jaroslav Halak. The goal gave the Stars their first overtime victory in eight games this season.
 
Anders Lee tied it for New York with 2 seconds remaining in regulation when his shot from the left-wing boards hit defender Jordie Benn's skate and eluded goalie Kari Lehtonen.
 
Josh Bailey scored for the Islanders in the first period.
 
Brett Ritchie and Vernon Fiddler scored on third-period rebounds as Dallas rallied for a 2-1 lead. Lehtonen made 35 saves for the Stars, who were 0-4-2 in their previous six games.
 
Halak stopped 32 shots but the Islanders lost their second consecutive game.

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