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Florida Panthers' Sean Bergenheim fall over New York Islanders' Steve Staios, right, as Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov, left, defends during the first period. (March 25, 2012)

Islanders 3, Panthers 2

Frans Nielsen scored the only goal in the shootout and the New York Islanders beat the Florida Panthers, 3-2.

Florida Panthers' Shawn Mathias crushes New York Islanders'
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Florida Panthers' Shawn Mathias crushes New York Islanders' Travis Hamonic into the boards in the second period. (March 25, 2012)

New York Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov makes a
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New York Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov makes a glove save during the first period against the Florida Panthers. (March 25, 2012)

New York Islanders' Kyle Okposo, right, celebrates with
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New York Islanders' Kyle Okposo, right, celebrates with teammate New York Islanders' Mark Streit (2), after scoring a goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers. (March 25, 2012)

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New York Islanders' Frans Nielsen, left, scores the
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New York Islanders' Frans Nielsen, left, scores the game-winning goal against Florida Panthers goalie Jose Theodore during a shootout in overtime. (March 25, 2012)

New York Islanders' Frans Nielsen, left, scores the
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New York Islanders' Frans Nielsen, left, scores the game-winning goal against Florida Panthers goalie Jose Theodore during a shootout in overtime. (March 25, 2012)

Florida Panthers' Marco Sturm, left, of Germany, and
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Florida Panthers' Marco Sturm, left, of Germany, and New York Islanders' Jay Pandolfo , right, battle for the puck during the second period. (March 25, 2012)

New York Islanders' Andrew MacDonald, right,moves the puck
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New York Islanders' Andrew MacDonald, right,moves the puck as Florida Panthers' Wojtek Wolski defends and New York Islanders' Matt Martin looks on during the first period. (March 25, 2012)

New York Islanders' Andrew MacDonald moves the puck
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New York Islanders' Andrew MacDonald moves the puck as Florida Panthers' Wojtek Wolski defends New York Islanders' Matt Martin during the first period. (March 25, 2012)

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Florida Panthers' Marco Sturm and New York Islanders'
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Florida Panthers' Marco Sturm and New York Islanders' PA Parenteau, right, battle for control of the puck during the first period. (March 25, 2012)

Florida Panthers' Sean Bergenheim fall over New York
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Florida Panthers' Sean Bergenheim fall over New York Islanders' Steve Staios, right, as Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov, left, defends during the first period. (March 25, 2012)

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