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Zenon Konopka #28 of the New York Islanders (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Zenon Konopka #28 of the New York Islanders fights Brad Staubitz #16 of the Minnesota Wild. (March 2, 2011)

Islanders 4, Wild 1

Al Montoya finished with 33 saves as the Islanders topped the Wild at Nassau Coliseum.

Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders checks Cal Clutterbuck #22 of the Minnesota Wild. (March 2, 2011)

Trevor Gillies #14 of the New York Islanders
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Trevor Gillies #14 of the New York Islanders skates against the Minnesota Wild. (March 2, 2011)

Eric Nystrom #23 of the Minnesota Wild battles
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Eric Nystrom #23 of the Minnesota Wild battles for the puck against Matt Moulson #26 of the New York Islanders. (March 2, 2011)

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Zenon Konopka #28 of the New York Islanders
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Zenon Konopka #28 of the New York Islanders fights Brad Staubitz #16 of the Minnesota Wild. (March 2, 2011)

Eric Nystrom #23 of the Minnesota Wild skates
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Eric Nystrom #23 of the Minnesota Wild skates against the New York Islanders. (March 2, 2011)

Matt Martin #17 of the New York Islanders
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Matt Martin #17 of the New York Islanders battles for the puck against Marek Zidlicky #3 of the Minnesota Wild. (March 2, 2011)

John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders just misses a first period goal against Antti Miettinen #20 and Niklas Backstrom #32 of the Minnesota Wild. (March 2, 2011)

Blake Comeau #57 of the New York Islanders
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Blake Comeau #57 of the New York Islanders celebrates his first period goal against the Minnesota Wild with teammate Frans Nielsen #51. (March 2, 2011)

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Matt Martin #17 of the New York Islanders
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Matt Martin #17 of the New York Islanders battles for the puck against Marek Zidlicky #3 of the Minnesota Wild. (March 2, 2011)

Eric Nystrom #23 of the Minnesota Wild looks
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Eric Nystrom #23 of the Minnesota Wild looks on against the New York Islanders. (March 2, 2011)

John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders just misses a first period goal against Antti Miettinen #20 and Niklas Backstrom #32 of the Minnesota Wild. (March 2, 2011)

Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders celebrates his first period goal against the Minnesota Wild. (March 2, 2011)

Al Montoya #35 of the New York Islanders
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Al Montoya #35 of the New York Islanders makes a save against of the Minnesota Wild. (March 2, 2011)

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Nathan Lawson #52 of the New York Islanders
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Nathan Lawson #52 of the New York Islanders warms up prior to playing against the Minnesota Wild. (March 2, 2011)

Al Montoya #35 of the New York Islanders
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Al Montoya #35 of the New York Islanders warms up prior to playing against the Minnesota Wild. (March 2, 2011)

Al Montoya #35 of the New York Islanders
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Al Montoya #35 of the New York Islanders warms up prior to playing against the Minnesota Wild. (March 2, 2011)

Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders warms up prior to playing against the Minnesota Wild. (March 2, 2011)

John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders warms up with a soccer ball prior to playing agianst the Minnesota Wild. (March 2, 2011)

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Mark Katic #71 of the New York Islanders
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Mark Katic #71 of the New York Islanders warms up with a soccer ball prior to playing agianst the Minnesota Wild. (March 2, 2011)

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