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Krys Barch #22 of the New Jersey Devils and Eric Boulton #36 fight in the first period of a game at the Prudential Center. (Jan. 31, 2013)

Islanders 5, Devils 4 (OT)

The Islanders defeated the New Jersey Devils, 5-4, in overtime Thursday at the Prudential Center.

John Tavares watches the replay of his goal
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John Tavares watches the replay of his goal as he is congratulated by teammates on the bench in the second period of a game against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center. (Jan. 31, 2013)

Matt Anderson #12 of the New Jersey Devils
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Matt Anderson #12 of the New Jersey Devils is congratulated by Johan Hedberg #1 after Anderson scored his first NHL point with an assist in the second period of a game against the Islanders at the Prudential Center. (Jan. 31, 2013)

The New Jersey Devils' Steve Bernier celebrates his
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The New Jersey Devils' Steve Bernier celebrates his goal against Evgeni Nabokov, right, during the second period of a game against the Islanders. (Jan. 31, 2013)

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The New Jersey Devils' Ryan Carter shoots the
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The New Jersey Devils' Ryan Carter shoots the puck past Evgeni Nabokov for a goal during the second period of a game against the Islanders. (Jan. 31, 2013)

Ilya Kovalchuk #17 of the New Jersey Devils
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Ilya Kovalchuk #17 of the New Jersey Devils takes a shot in the second period of a game against the Islanders at the Prudential Center. (Jan. 31, 2013)

John Tavares celebrates his goal in the first
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John Tavares celebrates his goal in the first period of a game against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center. (Jan. 31, 2013)

Krys Barch #22 of the New Jersey Devils
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Krys Barch #22 of the New Jersey Devils and Eric Boulton #36 fight in the first period of a game at the Prudential Center. (Jan. 31, 2013)

Krys Barch #22 of the New Jersey Devils
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Krys Barch #22 of the New Jersey Devils and Eric Boulton fight in the first period of a game at the Prudential Center. (Jan. 31, 2013)

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Mark Streit takes the puck in the first
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Mark Streit takes the puck in the first period of a game against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center. (Jan. 31, 2013)

Brad Boyes takes the puck in the first
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Brad Boyes takes the puck in the first period of a game against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center. (Jan. 31, 2013)

New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur, left, reaches
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New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur, left, reaches for the puck behind Brad Boyes during the first period of a game at the Prudential Center. (Jan. 31, 2013)

Jacob Josefson #16 of the New Jersey Devils
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Jacob Josefson #16 of the New Jersey Devils passes the puck in the first period of a game against the New York Islanders at the Prudential Center. (Jan. 31, 2013)

Brad Boyes (24) and Eric Boulton (36) celebrate
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Brad Boyes (24) and Eric Boulton (36) celebrate with John Tavares after Tavares scored a goal, while New Jersey Devils' Bryce Salvador skates away during the first period of a game at the Prudential Center. (Jan. 31, 2013)

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New Jersey Devils' Krystofer Barch, left, and Eric
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New Jersey Devils' Krystofer Barch, left, and Eric Boulton fight during the first period of a game at the Prudential Center. (Jan. 31, 2013)

David Ullstrom takes the puck as Adam Larsson
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David Ullstrom takes the puck as Adam Larsson #5 of the New Jersey Devils defends during game at the Prudential Center. (Jan. 31, 2013)

Henrik Tallinder #7 of the New Jersey Devils
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Henrik Tallinder #7 of the New Jersey Devils and Brad Boyes fight for the puck during a game at the Prudential Center. (Jan. 31, 2013)

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