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Islanders' Frans Nielsen sets up his shot against (Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Islanders' Frans Nielsen sets up his shot against the Buffalo Sabres in the first period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 15, 2013)

Islanders vs. Sabres

The Islanders lost in a shootout to the Buffalo Sabres, 4-3, Tuesday at Nassau Coliseum.

Buffalo Sabres' Tyler Ennis and Drew Stafford celebrate
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Buffalo Sabres' Tyler Ennis and Drew Stafford celebrate a goal on Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov in the second period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct, 15, 2013)

Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov saves a shot by
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov saves a shot by the Buffalo Sabres in the second period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct, 15, 2013)

Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov saves a shot by
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov saves a shot by the Buffalo Sabres in the second period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct, 15, 2013)

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The Islanders celebrate a goal by Matt Martin,
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The Islanders celebrate a goal by Matt Martin, facing, against the Buffalo Sabres in the second period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct, 15, 2013)

Buffalo Sabres' Tyler Ennis scores a goal on
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Buffalo Sabres' Tyler Ennis scores a goal on Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov in the second period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct, 15, 2013)

Islanders' Matt Martin is pushed by the Buffalo
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Islanders' Matt Martin is pushed by the Buffalo Sabres' John Scott after Martin scored on goalie Ryan Miller in the second period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct, 15, 2013)

Islanders' Matt Martin controls the puck against the
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Islanders' Matt Martin controls the puck against the Buffalo Sabres in the second period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct, 15, 2013)

Buffalo Sabres' Thomas Vanek scores a power play
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Buffalo Sabres' Thomas Vanek scores a power play goal against goalie Evgeni Nabokov of the Islanders in the second period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct, 15, 2013)

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Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov falls on his back
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Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov falls on his back after Buffalo Sabres' Thomas Vanek scores a power play goal in the second period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct, 15, 2013)

Islanders' Frans Nielsen controls the puck against the
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Islanders' Frans Nielsen controls the puck against the Buffalo Sabres in the first period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 15, 2013)

Islanders' Josh Bailey congratulates Frans Nielsen on his
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Islanders' Josh Bailey congratulates Frans Nielsen on his goal against the Buffalo Sabres in the first period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 15, 2013)

Islanders' Frans Nielsen sets up his shot against
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Islanders' Frans Nielsen sets up his shot against the Buffalo Sabres in the first period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 15, 2013)

Islanders' Frans Nielsen sets up his shot against
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Islanders' Frans Nielsen sets up his shot against the Buffalo Sabres in the first period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 15, 2013)

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Islanders' John Tavares skates against the Buffalo Sabres
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Islanders' John Tavares skates against the Buffalo Sabres in the first period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 15, 2013)

Islanders' Frans Nielsen controls the puck against the
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Islanders' Frans Nielsen controls the puck against the Buffalo Sabres in the first period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 15, 2013)

Islanders' Frans Nielsen controls the puck against the
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Islanders' Frans Nielsen controls the puck against the Buffalo Sabres in the first period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 15, 2013)

Islanders' Frans Nielsen watches his shot score against
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Islanders' Frans Nielsen watches his shot score against the Buffalo Sabres in the first period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 15, 2013)

Islanders' Frans Nielsen reacts after he scores against
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Islanders' Frans Nielsen reacts after he scores against the Buffalo Sabres in the first period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 15, 2013)

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Islanders' John Tavares skates against the Buffalo Sabres
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Islanders' John Tavares skates against the Buffalo Sabres in the first period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 15, 2013)

Islanders' Frans Nielsen sets up his shot against
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Islanders' Frans Nielsen sets up his shot against the Buffalo Sabres in the first period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 15, 2013)

Islanders' Frans Nielsen sets up his shot against
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Islanders' Frans Nielsen sets up his shot against the Buffalo Sabres in the first period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 15, 2013)

Islanders' Pierre-Marc Bouchard skates against the Buffalo Sabres
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Islanders' Pierre-Marc Bouchard skates against the Buffalo Sabres in the first period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 15, 2013)

Islanders' Frans Nielsen controls the puck against the
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Islanders' Frans Nielsen controls the puck against the Buffalo Sabres in the first period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 15, 2013)

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Islanders' Michael Grabner controls the puck against the
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Islanders' Michael Grabner controls the puck against the Buffalo Sabres in the first period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 15, 2013)

Islanders' Frans Nielsen controls the puck against the
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Islanders' Frans Nielsen controls the puck against the Buffalo Sabres in the first period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 15, 2013)

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