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Matt Moulson of the Islanders, center, celebrates his (Credit: David Pokress)

Matt Moulson of the Islanders, center, celebrates his first period goal. (Jan. 14, 2012)

Islanders 4, Sabres 2

Evgeni Nabokov earned his 300th NHL win after Michael Grabner scored the go-ahead goal with three minutes left, and the Islanders beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-2,

Michael Grabner of the Islanders, right, is congratulated
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Michael Grabner of the Islanders, right, is congratulated on his second goal of the third period by teammates John Tavares and PA Parenteau. (Jan. 14, 2012)

Michael Grabner, right, is congratulated by PA Parenteau
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Michael Grabner, right, is congratulated by PA Parenteau on his third period goal that gave the Islanders a 3-2 lead. (Jan. 14, 2012)

Michael Grabner, right, celebrates his third period goal
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Michael Grabner, right, celebrates his third period goal that gave the Islanders a 3-2 lead. (Jan. 14, 2012)

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Michael Grabner, right, is congratulated on his second
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Michael Grabner, right, is congratulated on his second goal of the third period by teammate John Tavares. (Jan. 14, 2012)

Michael Grabner of the Islanders is chased up
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Michael Grabner of the Islanders is chased up the ice by Thomas Vanek and Tyler Myers of the Sabres in the third period. (Jan. 14, 2012)

Islanders Hall of Fame player Pat Flatley greets
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Islanders Hall of Fame player Pat Flatley greets Mark Streit as the team enters the ice for the pre-game ceremony honoring Flatley. (Jan. 14, 2012)

Sabres goalie Jhonas Enroth gets a good look
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Sabres goalie Jhonas Enroth gets a good look at the puck as it bangs off the post in the first period. (Jan. 14, 2012)

Mark Streit brings the puck up the ice
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Mark Streit brings the puck up the ice in the 2nd period. (Jan. 14, 2012)

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Jordan Leopold of the Sabres clears the puck
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Jordan Leopold of the Sabres clears the puck away from Frans Nielsen of the Islanders in the first period. (Jan. 14, 2012)

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