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1495 Sports live scoring update final: Islanders fall to the Washington Capitals: 3-2 in overtime

1495 Sports live scoring update final: The New York Islanders (26-29-8) fell to the Washington Capitals (32-26-5) in a heartbreaking 3-2 overtime loss in Tuesday night hockey action.

Here is the final scoring sheet as well as the starters from the game.

Washington Capitals starters:

Alzner, Carlson, Brouwer, Laich, Hendricks, Neuvirth.

New York Islanders starters:

Streit, Staios, Moulson, Tavares, Parenteau, Nabokov

First Period:

4:14 1-0 Islanders:  Josh Bailey (7) wrist shot. Assists: Frans Nielsen (17), Andrew MacDonald (11)

Second Period:

End of the Second Period with the Islanders leading the Capitals 1-0

Third Period:

2: 16 2-0 Islanders: Matt Moulson (27) goal tipped-in a cannon shot by Steve Staios extend the  New York Islanders lead. Assists:  Staios (8), P.A. Parenteau (44)

16:31 2-1 Islanders: Troy Brouwer (16) Tip-In goal for the Capitals cuts the Islanders lead to one goal. Assists: Mathieu Perreault (10), Jason Chimera (15)

19:34 2-2 tie Troy Brouwer (17)second goal of the game,  ties the game up for the Capitals with 25 seconds left-scored from a long range shot. Assists: Brooks Laich (20), Dennis Wideman (29)

Overtime:

1: 35: 3-2 Capitals win: Alexander Ovechkin (26) snap shot  goal gives the Washington Capitals the victory over the New York Islanders. This is the second game-winning goal  for Ovechkin this season.

The New York Islanders will next be in action on Thursday, in the third part of his four-game road stretch. New York will head to Philadelphia to take on the Flyers on a MSG Plus-2 televised game, with the face-0ff scheduled for 7:00 p.m.

Game played on February 29, 2012

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