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Dwayne Roloson's 58 saves helps the Islanders beat Toronto, 4-3

The goalie for New York made the most saves in a game since 1991.

November 24, 2009

Toronto — Dwayne Roloson made 58 saves and Josh Bailey scored in overtime to lift the New York Islanders to a 4-3 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday night.

Bailey scored 4:18 into overtime, taking a pass from Sean Bergenheim and slamming the puck into the net. It was the Islanders' only shot of the extra period. Jeff Tambellini, Matt Moulson and Bergenheim also scored for New York (9-8-7).

Phil Kessel, Wayne Primeau and Niklas Hagman had goals for the Maple Leafs (4-11-7).

Roloson's save total was the most since Ron Tugnutt stopped 70 shots for the Quebec Nordiques on March 21, 1991, according to STATS Inc.

It was a relatively quiet night for Islanders rookie John Tavares, who said he was feeling some nerves before a game that was attended by roughly 100 friends and family. The 19-year-old from nearby Oakville was limited to one quality scoring chance -- he roared in off the wing in third period and had a shot stopped by Jonas Gustavsson.

The Islanders surged to a 3-0 lead over a span of 3:13 in the second period. Tambellini took a breakaway pass from Mark Streit and beat Toronto goalie Vesa Toskala high, Moulson pumped his fists after tipping home his team-leading 11th of the season and Bergenheim came in alone on a short-handed rush and roofed a shot over Toskala. He was replaced by Gustavsson in net later in the period.

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