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Tim Wallace #36 opf the New York Islanders (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Tim Wallace #36 opf the New York Islanders skates against the Tampa Bay Lightning. (Dec. 6, 2011)

Islanders 5, Lightning 1

The Islanders scored five unanswered goals after falling behind 1-0 to beat Tampa Bay.

Marty Reasoner #16 of the New York Islanders
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Marty Reasoner #16 of the New York Islanders defends against Dominic Moore #19 of the Tampa Bay Lightning. (Dec. 6, 2011)

Milan Jurcina #27 of the New York Islanders
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Milan Jurcina #27 of the New York Islanders takes out Ryan Malone #12 of the Tampa Bay Lightning. (Dec. 6, 2011)

Mark Streit #2 of the New York Islanders
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Mark Streit #2 of the New York Islanders defends against Tom Pyatt #11 of the Tampa Bay Lightning. (Dec. 6, 2011)

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Steven Stamkos #91 of the Tampa Bay Lightning
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Steven Stamkos #91 of the Tampa Bay Lightning shoots the puck against the New York Islanders. (Dec. 6, 2011)

Matt Moulson #26 of the New York Islanders
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Matt Moulson #26 of the New York Islanders is checked by Brett Clark #7 of the Tampa Bay Lightning. (Dec. 6, 2011)

Mathieu Garon #32 of the Tampa Bay Lightning
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Mathieu Garon #32 of the Tampa Bay Lightning makes a save as Matt Moulson #26 of the New York Islanders looks for a rebound. (Dec. 6, 2011)

John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders
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John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders celebrates his first period goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning with teammate Mark Streit #2. (Dec. 6, 2011)

Steven Stamkos #91 of the Tampa Bay Lightning
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Steven Stamkos #91 of the Tampa Bay Lightning controls the puck against Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders. (Dec. 6, 2011)

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Martin St. Louis #26 of the Tampa Bay
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Martin St. Louis #26 of the Tampa Bay Lightning celebrates his first period goal against the New York Islanders. (Dec. 6, 2011)

Tim Wallace #36 opf the New York Islanders
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Tim Wallace #36 opf the New York Islanders skates against the Tampa Bay Lightning. (Dec. 6, 2011)

Dylan Reese #42 of the New York Islanders
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Dylan Reese #42 of the New York Islanders tries to keep the puck from Dana Tyrell #42 of the Tampa Bay Lightning. (Dec. 6, 2011)

John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders
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John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders controls the puck in the first period against Steven Stamkos #91 of the Tampa Bay Lightning. (Dec. 6, 2011)

John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders
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John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders celebrates his first period goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning with teammates Mark Streit #2 and Matt Moulson #26. (Dec. 6, 2011)

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Steven Stamkos #91 of the Tampa Bay Lightning
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Steven Stamkos #91 of the Tampa Bay Lightning controls the puck against Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders. (Dec. 6, 2011)

Frans Nielsen #51 of the New York Islanders
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Frans Nielsen #51 of the New York Islanders tries to control the puck against Victor Hedman #77 of the Tampa Bay Lightning. (Dec. 6, 2011)

John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders
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John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders celebrates his first period goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning with teammate Mark Streit #2. (Dec. 6, 2011)

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