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Mark Streit #2 of the New York Islanders (Credit: Getty Images)

Mark Streit #2 of the New York Islanders gets the puck away from Cal Clutterbuck #22 of the Minnesota Wild in the first period. (Dec. 17, 2011)

Islanders 2, Wild 1

Frans Nielsen's shootout goal gave the Islanders their first bonus point of the season in a 2-1 win cinched when Al Montoya stopped Dany Heatley on the Wild's final shootout attempt.

Minnesota Wild right wing Cal Clutterbuck (22) is
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Minnesota Wild right wing Cal Clutterbuck (22) is checked by New York Islanders left wing David Ullstrom (41), of Sweden, during the first period. (Dec. 17, 2011)

Cal Clutterbuck #22 of the Minnesota Wild and
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Cal Clutterbuck #22 of the Minnesota Wild and Mark Streit #2 of the New York Islanders get tied up against the boards in the first period. (Dec. 17, 2011)

New York Islanders left wing Matt Moulson (26)
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New York Islanders left wing Matt Moulson (26) is checked by Minnesota Wild defenseman Marek Zidlicky (3), of the Czech Republic, during the first period. (Dec. 17, 2011)

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New York Islanders center John Tavares (91) battles
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New York Islanders center John Tavares (91) battles for the puck with Minnesota Wild left wing Darroll Powe (14) and defenseman Nick Schultz (55) during the first period. (Dec. 17, 2011)

Cal Clutterbuck #22 of the Minnesota Wild and
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Cal Clutterbuck #22 of the Minnesota Wild and Frans Nielsen #51 of the New York Islanders fall to the ice after colliding in the first period. (Dec. 17, 2011)

Jarod Palmer #79 of the Minnesota Wild skates
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Jarod Palmer #79 of the Minnesota Wild skates after the puck during the first period. (Dec. 17, 2011)

Darroll Powe #14 of the Minnesota Wild tries
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Darroll Powe #14 of the Minnesota Wild tries to get the puck away from John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders. (Dec. 17, 2011)

Brad Staubitz #16 of the Minnesota Wild controls
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Brad Staubitz #16 of the Minnesota Wild controls the puck as Milan Jurcina #27 of the New York Islanders defends in the first period. (Dec. 17, 2011)

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Matt Cullen #7 of the Minnesota Wild shoots
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Matt Cullen #7 of the Minnesota Wild shoots the puck as Tim Wallace #36 of the New York Islanders defends in the first period. (Dec. 17, 2011)

Mark Streit #2 of the New York Islanders
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Mark Streit #2 of the New York Islanders gets the puck away from Cal Clutterbuck #22 of the Minnesota Wild in the first period. (Dec. 17, 2011)

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