DALLAS (AP) — Ryan Strome played beautifully on Thursday night as the Islanders bounced back after a game he called “ugly.”
Strome had a goal and two assists, and New York rallied with four straight goals for a 5-4 victory over the Dallas Stars.
“A pretty ugly game for us,” Strome said of Saturday’s 7-0 loss at Columbus. “Then tonight, to get down 3-1, you’ve got to kind of look yourself in the mirror. No panic, we got a couple goals and just plugged away.”
Strome scored the game’s first goal, then assisted on Andrew Ladd’s second-period goal and Dennis Seidenberg’s tiebreaker from the blue line at 7:46 of the third.
“Strome made a great play just running it,” Seidenberg said. “I don’t know how it came to me on the point.”
Strome had a season-high three points for the second time in five games.
The Islanders, in a tight…