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Marty Reasoner #16 of the New York Islanders (Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Marty Reasoner #16 of the New York Islanders and Jason Chimera #25 of the Washington Capitals hit the ice. (Nov. 5, 2011)

Islanders 5, Capitals 3

The Islanders bounced back from an early two-goal deficit, helping Rick DiPietro pick up his first win of the year.

Left to right: Jay Pandolfo #29, Josh Bailey
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Left to right: Jay Pandolfo #29, Josh Bailey #12, and Matt Martin #17 of the New York Islanders celebrate a goal against the Washington Capitals. (Nov. 5, 2011)

Matt Martin #71 of the New York Islanders
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Matt Martin #71 of the New York Islanders reacts after scoring against the Washington Capitals. (Nov. 5, 2011)

PA Parenteau #15, center, of the New York
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PA Parenteau #15, center, of the New York Islanders reacts after scoring against the Washington Capitals. (Nov. 5, 2011)

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The New York Islanders celebrates their defeat of
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The New York Islanders celebrates their defeat of the Washington Capitals 5-3. (Nov. 5, 2011)

PA Parenteau #15 of the New York Islanders
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PA Parenteau #15 of the New York Islanders reacts after he scores on Washington Capitals goalkeeper Tomas Vokoun in the third period. (Nov. 5, 2011)

PA Parenteau #15 of the New York Islanders
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PA Parenteau #15 of the New York Islanders skates against the Washington Capitals in the third period. (Nov. 5, 2011)

John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders
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John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders breaks towards the goal in the third period against the Washington Capitals. (Nov. 5, 2011)

Fans in Section 305 and 306 in the
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Fans in Section 305 and 306 in the Nassau Coliseum had to be moved from their seats because of a leak during the hockey game between the New York Islanders and the Washington Capitals. (Nov. 5, 2011)

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Marty Reasoner #16 of the New York Islanders
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Marty Reasoner #16 of the New York Islanders and Jason Chimera #25 of the Washington Capitals hit the ice. (Nov. 5, 2011)

Jeff Halpern #15 of the Washington Capitals is
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Jeff Halpern #15 of the Washington Capitals is about to land on New York Islanders goalkeeper Rick DiPietro #39. (Nov. 5, 2011)

Frans Nielsen 51 of the New York Islanders
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Frans Nielsen 51 of the New York Islanders battles for possession with De his Wideman #6 of the Washington Capitals. (Nov. 5, 2011)

Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders
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Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders works the puck along the boards defended by Roman Hamrlik #44 of the Washington Capitals. (Nov. 5, 2011)

John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders
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John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders has Dennis Wideman #6 of the Washington Capitals up against the boards. (Nov. 5, 2011)

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