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Michael Grabner stands on the ice during practice (Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Michael Grabner stands on the ice during practice in Syosset. (Jan. 11, 2013)

Islanders prepare for upcoming season

The Islanders continued to work out at IceWorks on Jan. 11 in preparation for their season opener Jan. 19 at Nassau Coliseum.

John Tavares skates for the first time during
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

John Tavares skates for the first time during practice in Syosset. (Jan. 11, 2013)

Evgeni Nabokov makes a save during practice in
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Evgeni Nabokov makes a save during practice in Syosset. (Jan. 11, 2013)

John Tavares skates for the first time during
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

John Tavares skates for the first time during practice in Syosset. (Jan. 11, 2013)

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Michael Grabner stands on the ice during practice
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Michael Grabner stands on the ice during practice in Syosset. (Jan. 11, 2013)

Rick DiPietro gets set for practice in Syosset.
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Rick DiPietro gets set for practice in Syosset. (Jan. 11, 2013)

Mark Streit looks on during practice in Syosset.
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Mark Streit looks on during practice in Syosset. (Jan. 11, 2013)

John Ciola, painting foreman for Nassau Veterans Memorial
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

John Ciola, painting foreman for Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum with the Local 1486, floods the ice by applying the 15th coat of water on the rink at Nassau Coliseum in preparation for the Islanders hockey season. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Rick DiPietro stands in the net. (Jan.
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Islanders' Rick DiPietro stands in the net. (Jan. 7, 2013)

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John Ciola, painting foreman for Nassau Veterans Memorial
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

John Ciola, painting foreman for Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum with the Local 1486 floods the ice by applying the 15th coat of water on the rink at Nassau Coliseum in preparation for the Islanders hockey season. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Rick DiPietro stands in the net. (Jan.
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Islanders' Rick DiPietro stands in the net. (Jan. 7, 2013)

John Ciola, far right, Joe Gross, center, and
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

John Ciola, far right, Joe Gross, center, and Robert Antulov, left, flood the ice by applying the 15th coat of water on the rink at Nassau Coliseum in preparation for the Islanders hockey season. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Rick DiPietro stands in the net. (Jan.
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Islanders' Rick DiPietro stands in the net. (Jan. 7, 2013)

John Ciola, center, painting foreman for Nassau Veterans
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

John Ciola, center, painting foreman for Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum with the Local 1486, and Robert Antulov, left, flood the ice by applying the 15th coat of water on the rink at Nassau Coliseum in preparation for the Islanders hockey season. (Jan. 7, 2013)

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Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick DiPietro. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Islanders' Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick DiPietro. (Jan. 7, 2013)

John Ciola, Painting foreman for Nassau Veterans Memorial
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

John Ciola, Painting foreman for Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum with the Local 1486, floods the ice by applying the 15th coat of water on the rink at Nassau Coliseum in preparation for the Islanders hockey season. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick DiPietro. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick DiPietro. (Jan. 7, 2013)

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Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick DiPietro. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick DiPietro. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick DiPietro. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick DiPietro. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick DiPietro. (Jan. 7, 2013)

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Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick DiPietro as some of the Islanders take the ice. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick DiPietro. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick DiPietro. (Jan. 7, 2013)

John Ciola , painting foreman for Nassau Veterans
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

John Ciola , painting foreman for Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum with the Local 1486, floods the ice by applying the 15th coat of water on the rink at Nassau Coliseum in preparation for the Islanders hockey season. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Rick DiPietro stands in the net. (Jan.
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Islanders' Rick DiPietro stands in the net. (Jan. 7, 2013)

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Islanders' Rick DiPietro stands in the net. (Jan.
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Islanders' Rick DiPietro stands in the net. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Rick DiPietro stands in the net. (Jan.
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Islanders' Rick DiPietro stands in the net. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Rick DiPietro stands in the net. (Jan.
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Islanders' Rick DiPietro stands in the net. (Jan. 7, 2013)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Islanders' Matt Moulson takes shots on goalie Rick DiPietro. (Jan. 7, 2013)

John Ciola, painting foreman for Nassau Veterans Memorial
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

John Ciola, painting foreman for Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum with the Local 1486, floods the ice by applying the 15th coat of water on the rink at Nassau Coliseum in preparation for the Islanders hockey season. (Jan. 7, 2013)

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