PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Leddy scored 2:23 into overtime and Ilya Sorokin made 30 saves to lift the New York Islanders to a 1-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday night.
After both goalies were stellar throughout the contest, Leddy scored a fluke goal when his backhand pass went off the skate of Flyers defenseman Travis Sanheim and through the legs of goalie Brian Elliott.
The victory sent the Islanders past the Pittsburgh Penguins into second place in the East Division. New York is two points behind first-place Washington.
Elliott made 27 saves, including several stellar stops late in the third period.