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New York Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic (3), of (Credit: AP)

New York Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic (3), of Canada, and defenseman Mark Streit (2), of Switzerland, wrestle with Dallas Stars center Steve Ott (29), also of Canada, in front of the Islanders' goal during the first period. (Dec. 3, 2011)

Islanders 5, Stars 4

Matt Moulson scored four goals and the Islanders took down the Stars in Dallas.

Dallas Stars defenseman Philip Larsen (36), of Denmark,
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Dallas Stars defenseman Philip Larsen (36), of Denmark, dives to knock the puck from New York Islanders center Frans Nielsen (51), of Denmark, during the third period. (Dec. 3, 2011)

New York Islanders goalie Al Montoya (35) dives
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New York Islanders goalie Al Montoya (35) dives out to deflect a shot during the third period. (Dec. 3, 2011)

Dallas Stars defenseman Stephane Robidas (3), of Canada,
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Dallas Stars defenseman Stephane Robidas (3), of Canada, and New York Islanders center John Tavares (91), also of Canada, battle for a puck during the second period. (Dec. 3, 2011)

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New York Islanders left wing Matt Moulson (26),
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New York Islanders left wing Matt Moulson (26), of Canada, shoots a goal over Dallas Stars goalie Andrew Raycroft (30), of Canada, as New York Islanders right wing P.A. Parenteau (15), also of Canada, watches during the second period. (Dec. 3, 2011)

New York Islanders right wing Nino Niederreiter, center,
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New York Islanders right wing Nino Niederreiter, center, of Switzerland, is helped from the ice by teammate Marty Reasoner (16) and a traine after taking a big hit from the Dallas Stars' Mark Fistric (not shown) during the first period. (Dec. 3, 2011)

New York Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic (3), of
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New York Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic (3), of Canada, and defenseman Mark Streit (2), of Switzerland, wrestle with Dallas Stars center Steve Ott (29), also of Canada, in front of the Islanders' goal during the first period. (Dec. 3, 2011)

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