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Cal Clutterbuck of the Islanders checks Luke Gazdic (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Cal Clutterbuck of the Islanders checks Luke Gazdic of the Edmonton Oilers during the second period at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 17, 2013)

Islanders vs. Oilers

The Islanders defeated the Edmonton Oilers, 3-2, Thursday night at Nassau Coliseum.

Luke Gazdic of the Edmonton Oilers commits a
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Luke Gazdic of the Edmonton Oilers commits a second period tripping penalty against Pierre-Marc Bouchard of the Islanders at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 17, 2013)

Casey Cizikas and Matt Moulson of the Islanders
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Casey Cizikas and Matt Moulson of the Islanders celebrate after defeating the Edmonton Oilers at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 17, 2013)

Kyle Okposo of the Islanders celebrates his second
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Kyle Okposo of the Islanders celebrates his second period goal against the Edmonton Oilers with his teammates at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 17, 2013)

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Kyle Okposo of the Islanders skates for the
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Kyle Okposo of the Islanders skates for the puck in the third period against Ryan Nugent-Hopkins of the Edmonton Oilers at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 17, 2013)

Kyle Okposo of the Islanders skates for the
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Kyle Okposo of the Islanders skates for the puck in the third period against Ryan Nugent-Hopkins of the Edmonton Oilers at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 17, 2013)

Michael Grabner of the Islanders shoots the puck
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Michael Grabner of the Islanders shoots the puck against the Edmonton Oilers at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 17, 2013)

Matt Martin of the Islanders shoots the puck
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Matt Martin of the Islanders shoots the puck against the Edmonton Oilers at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 17, 2013)

John Tavares of the Islanders controls the puck
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John Tavares of the Islanders controls the puck against Ryan Nugent-Hopkins of the Edmonton Oilers in the third period at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 17, 2013)

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Casey Cizikas of the Islanders slates with the
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Casey Cizikas of the Islanders slates with the puck against Anton Belov of the Edmonton Oilers in the third period at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 17, 2013)

Matt Martin of the Islanders controls the puck
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Matt Martin of the Islanders controls the puck against Anton Belov of the Edmonton Oilers at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 17, 2013)

Kyle Okposo of the Islanders skates against Andrew
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Kyle Okposo of the Islanders skates against Andrew Ference of the Edmonton Oilers during the third period at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 17, 2013)

John Tavares of the Islanders battles a loose
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John Tavares of the Islanders battles a loose puck in the first period against Ladislav Smid of the Edmonton Oilers at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 17, 2013)

Pierre-Marc Bouchard of the Islanders battles a loose
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Pierre-Marc Bouchard of the Islanders battles a loose puck in the first period against Mark Arcobello of the Edmonton Oilers at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 17, 2013)

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John Tavares of the Islanders controls the puck
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John Tavares of the Islanders controls the puck in the first period against Mark Arcobello of the Edmonton Oilers at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 17, 2013)

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins of the Edmonton Oilers tries to
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins of the Edmonton Oilers tries to control the puck against Casey Cizikas of the Islanders at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 17, 2013)

John Tavares of the Islanders scores a second
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

John Tavares of the Islanders scores a second period goal against Devan Dubnyk of the Edmonton Oilers at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 17, 2013)

Taylor Hall of the Edmonton Oilers scores his
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Taylor Hall of the Edmonton Oilers scores his second goal of the first period against Evgeni Nabokov of the Islanders at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 17, 2013)

Cal Clutterbuck of the Islanders checks Luke Gazdic
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Cal Clutterbuck of the Islanders checks Luke Gazdic of the Edmonton Oilers during the second period at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 17, 2013)

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Cal Clutterbuck of the Islanders checks Luke Gazdic
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Cal Clutterbuck of the Islanders checks Luke Gazdic of the Edmonton Oilers during the second period at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 17, 2013)

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