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Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo (no. 21) controls (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo (no. 21) controls the puck against the Detroit Red Wings. (Nov. 29, 2013)

Islanders vs. Red Wings

The Islanders lost to the visiting Detroit Red Wings, 5-0, Friday at Nassau Coliseum.

Red Wings right wing Daniel Alfredsson (no. 11)
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Red Wings right wing Daniel Alfredsson (no. 11) celebrates his third-period goal against the Islanders with teammates. (Nov. 29, 2013)

Islanders right wing Cal Clutterbuck (no. 15) misses
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Islanders right wing Cal Clutterbuck (no. 15) misses a third-period scoring chance Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard. (Nov. 29, 2013)

Islanders center Casey Cizikas skates against the Detroit
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Islanders center Casey Cizikas skates against the Detroit Red Wings. (Nov. 29, 2013)

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Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall (no. 55)
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Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall (no. 55) clears the puck during the third period against John Tavares (no. 91) of the Islanders. (Nov. 29, 2013)

Islanders defenseman Aaron Ness plays the puck against
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Islanders defenseman Aaron Ness plays the puck against the Detroit Red Wings. (Nov. 29, 2013)

Islanders teammates Brock Nelson (no. 29), Frans Nielsen
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Islanders teammates Brock Nelson (no. 29), Frans Nielsen (no. 51), Radek Martinek (no. 4) and Aaron Ness (no. 55) skate to the bench after surrendering a third-period goal against the Detroit Red Wings. (Nov. 29, 2013)

Detroit Red Wings right wing Daniel Alfredsson celebrates
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Detroit Red Wings right wing Daniel Alfredsson celebrates his first goal of the third-period against the Islanders. (Nov. 29, 2013)

Islanders goaltender Kevin Poulin (no. 60) makes a
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Islanders goaltender Kevin Poulin (no. 60) makes a third-period save against the Detroit Red Wings. (Nov. 29, 2013)

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Travis Hamonic #3 (L) and Casey Cizikas #53
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Travis Hamonic #3 (L) and Casey Cizikas #53 of the New York Islanders look on after surrendering a third period goal against the Detroit Red Wings at Nassau Coliseum on Friday, November 29, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac)

Islanders defenseman Matt Carkner (no. 7) fights during
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Islanders defenseman Matt Carkner (no. 7) fights during the second period against Detroit Red Wings right wing Johan Franzen. (Nov. 29, 2013)

Islanders goaltender Kevin Poulin (no. 60) makes a
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Islanders goaltender Kevin Poulin (no. 60) makes a first period save against the Detroit Red Wings. (Nov. 29, 2013)

Colin McDonald of the Islanders has a first-period
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Colin McDonald of the Islanders has a first-period shot blocked from behind the net by Kyle Quincey of the Detroit Red Wings. (Nov. 29, 2013)

Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo (no. 21) controls
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Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo (no. 21) controls the puck against the Detroit Red Wings. (Nov. 29, 2013)

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Islanders right wing Cal Clutterbuck (no. 15) tries
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Islanders right wing Cal Clutterbuck (no. 15) tries to play the puck during the first period against the Detroit Red Wings. (Nov. 29, 2013)

Islanders goaltender Kevin Poulin (no. 60) makes a
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Islanders goaltender Kevin Poulin (no. 60) makes a first-period save against the Detroit Red Wings. (Nov. 29, 2013)

Islanders center John Tavares (no. 91) tries to
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Islanders center John Tavares (no. 91) tries to control the puck against the Detroit Red Wings during the first period. (Nov. 29, 2013)

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