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John Tavares of the Islanders celebrates his goal at 1:25 of the first period against the Nashville Predators. (Sept. 27, 2013)

Islanders vs. Predators

The Islanders defeated the Nashville Predators, 6-4, Friday in a preseason game at Nassau Coliseum.

Seth Jones of the Nashville Predators skates in
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Seth Jones of the Nashville Predators skates in warmups prior to the game against the Islanders. (Sept. 27, 2013)

John Tavares of the Islanders skates against the
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John Tavares of the Islanders skates against the Nashville Predators. (Sept. 27, 2013)

John Tavares of the Islanders celebrates his goal
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John Tavares of the Islanders celebrates his goal at 1:25 of the first period against the Nashville Predators. (Sept. 27, 2013)

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John Tavares, right, of the Islanders is joined
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John Tavares, right, of the Islanders is joined by Josh Bailey after scoring at 1:25 of the first period against the Nashville Predators. (Sept. 27, 2013)

Casey Cizikas of the Islanders and Matt Hendricks
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Casey Cizikas of the Islanders and Matt Hendricks of the Nashville Predators battle for the puck. (Sept. 27, 2013)

Paul Gaustad of the Nashville Predators and Brett
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Paul Gaustad of the Nashville Predators and Brett Gallant of the Islanders fight during the first period. (Sept. 27, 2013)

John Tavares and Brock Nelson of the Islanders
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John Tavares and Brock Nelson of the Islanders celebrate a second period goal against the Nashville Predators. (Sept. 27, 2013)

Pekka Rinne of the Nashville Predators keeps his
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Pekka Rinne of the Nashville Predators keeps his eye on the puck during the first period against the Islanders. (Sept. 27, 2013)

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Goaltender Pekka Rinne and defenseman Seth Jones of
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Goaltender Pekka Rinne and defenseman Seth Jones of the Nashville Predators defend the net against the Islanders. (Sept. 27, 2013)

Colin McDonald of the Islanders celebrates his goal
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Colin McDonald of the Islanders celebrates his goal at 4:45 of the second period against the Nashville Predators along with Brock Nelson. (Sept. 27, 2013)

Pekka Rinne of the Nashville Predators makes the
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Pekka Rinne of the Nashville Predators makes the second period save on Matt Moulson of the Islanders. (Sept. 27, 2013)

Josh Bailey of the Islanders takes down Gabriel
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Josh Bailey of the Islanders takes down Gabriel Bourque of the Nashville Predators off the faceoff. (Sept. 27, 2013)

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