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Cam Janssen #25 of the New Jersey Devils and Micheal Haley #18 of the New York Islanders fight during the first period. (April 3, 2012)

Devils 3, Islanders 1

Travis Zajac broke a tie early in the second period with a power-play goal and the New Jersey Devils inched closer to nailing down at least the No. 6 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 3-1 victory over the Islanders. Matt Moulson scored for the Islanders, who have lost three straight.

Matt Donovan of the Islanders skates in his
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Matt Donovan of the Islanders skates in his first NHL game against the New Jersey Devils. (April 3, 2012)

New York Islanders' Frans Nielsen (51), of Denmark,
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New York Islanders' Frans Nielsen (51), of Denmark, and New Jersey Devils' Travis Zajac (19) compete for the puck in the first period. (April 3, 2012)

New Jersey Devils' Patrik Elias (26), of the
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New Jersey Devils' Patrik Elias (26), of the Czech Republic, scores a goal against the New York Islanders as Mark Eaton (4), goalie Al Montoya and Mark Streit (2) defend during the first period. (April 3, 2012)

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New York Islanders' Matt Martin (17) checks New
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New York Islanders' Matt Martin (17) checks New Jersey Devils' Anton Volchenkov, of Russia, during the first period. (April 3, 2012)

New Jersey Devils' Cam Janssen (25) and New
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New Jersey Devils' Cam Janssen (25) and New York Islanders' Micheal Haley (18) fight in the first period. (April 3, 2012)

Mark Fayne #29 of the New Jersey Devils
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Mark Fayne #29 of the New Jersey Devils knocks P.A. Parenteau #15 of the New York Islanders off the puck during the first period. (April 3, 2012)

Playing in his 500th career game, Zach Parise
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Playing in his 500th career game, Zach Parise #9 of the New Jersey Devils trips up Marty Reasoner #16 of the New York Islanders. (April 3, 2012)

Cam Janssen #25 of the New Jersey Devils
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Cam Janssen #25 of the New Jersey Devils and Micheal Haley #18 of the New York Islanders fight during the first period. (April 3, 2012)

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Matt Donovan #46 of the New York Islanders
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Matt Donovan #46 of the New York Islanders skates in his first NHL game against Jacob Josefson #16 of the New Jersey Devils. (April 3, 2012)

Matt Moulson #26 of the New York Islanders
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Matt Moulson #26 of the New York Islanders (L) celebrates his first period goal against the New Jersey Devils. (April 3, 2012)

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