WASHINGTON, March 3 (UPI) -- Miroslav Satan scored two goals Saturday to lead the New York Islanders to a 6-2 victory over the Washington Capitals.
Rick DiPietro had 27 saves for New York.
Brian Pothier and Brian Sutherby scored for Washington, which has lost nine of its last 10 games. The Capitals are in last place in the Southeast Division with 60 points.
Brent Johnson allowed five goals on 23 shots before Frederic Cassivi replaced him the third period.