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Chris Neil of the Ottawa Senators checks Mark Streit of the Islanders during the first period. (March 19, 2013)

Islanders vs. Senators

The Islanders fell to the Ottawa Senators, 5-3, Tuesday at Nassau Coliseum.

Matt Moulson of the Islanders looks on late
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Matt Moulson of the Islanders looks on late in a game against the Ottawa Senators. (March 19, 2013)

Evgeni Nabokov of the Islanders looks on after
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Evgeni Nabokov of the Islanders looks on after the game ended against the Ottawa Senators. (March 19, 2013)

Evgeni Nabokov, Casey Cizikas and Andrew MacDonald of
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Evgeni Nabokov, Casey Cizikas and Andrew MacDonald of the Islanders look on after the Ottawa Senators tied the game in the third period. (March 19, 2013)

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Evgeni Nabokov of the Islanders looks on after
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Evgeni Nabokov of the Islanders looks on after the game ended against the Ottawa Senators. (March 19, 2013)

Evgeni Nabokov, Casey Cizikas and Andrew MacDonald of
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Evgeni Nabokov, Casey Cizikas and Andrew MacDonald of the Islanders look on after the Ottawa Senators tied the game in the third period. (March 19, 2013)

Evgeni Nabokov of the Islanders skates off the
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Evgeni Nabokov of the Islanders skates off the ice after a game against the Ottawa Senators. (March 19, 2013)

Head coach Jack Capuano of the Islanders speaks
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Head coach Jack Capuano of the Islanders speaks to the media after a game against the Ottawa Senators. (March 19, 2013)

Head coach Jack Capuano of the Islanders speaks
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Head coach Jack Capuano of the Islanders speaks to the media after a game against the Ottawa Senators. (March 19, 2013)

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The Ottawa Senators celebrate their third-period game-winning goal
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The Ottawa Senators celebrate their third-period game-winning goal against the Islanders scored by Sergei Gonchar. (March 19, 2013)

Zack Smith of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his
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Zack Smith of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his third period goal against the Islanders with teammate Andre Benoit. (March 19, 2013)

Frans Nielsen of the Islanders skates against the
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Frans Nielsen of the Islanders skates against the Ottawa Senators. (March 19, 2013)

Thomas Hickey of the Islanders dives to clear
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Thomas Hickey of the Islanders dives to clear the puck against Andre Benoit of the Ottawa Senators. (March 19, 2013)

John Tavares of the Islanders skates against the
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John Tavares of the Islanders skates against the Ottawa Senators. (March 19, 2013)

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John Tavares of the Islanders skates against the
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John Tavares of the Islanders skates against the Ottawa Senators. (March 19, 2013)

John Tavares of the Islanders skates against the
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John Tavares of the Islanders skates against the Ottawa Senators. (March 19, 2013)

Josh Bailey celebrates his second-period goal against the
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Josh Bailey celebrates his second-period goal against the Ottawa Senators with teammates Frans Nielsen and Andrew MacDonald at Nassau Coliseum. (March 19, 2013)

Evgeni Nabokov #20, Travis Hamonic #3 and Mark
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Evgeni Nabokov #20, Travis Hamonic #3 and Mark Streit #2 defend their net in the second period against Daniel Alfredsson #11 and Guillaume Latendresse #73 of the Ottawa Senators at Nassau Coliseum. (March 19, 2013)

John Tavares celebrates a second-period goal against Ben
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John Tavares celebrates a second-period goal against Ben Bishop #30 of the Ottawa Senators scored by teammate Lubomir Visnovsky #11 at Nassau Coliseum. (March 19, 2013)

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Josh Bailey celebrates his second-period goal against the
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Josh Bailey celebrates his second-period goal against the Ottawa Senators at Nassau Coliseum. (March 19, 2013)

Ben Bishop #30 of the Ottawa Senators makes
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Ben Bishop #30 of the Ottawa Senators makes a save as Erik Condra #22 sends Casey Cizikas #53 of the New York Islanders into the net during the first period at Nassau Coliseum on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac)

Ben Bishop of the Ottawa Senators reacts after
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Ben Bishop of the Ottawa Senators reacts after surrendering a first-period goal against Keith Aucoin of the Islanders. (March 19, 2013)

Keith Aucoin of the Islanders celebrates his first-period
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Keith Aucoin of the Islanders celebrates his first-period goal against the Ottawa Senators with his teammates. (March 19, 2013)

Ben Bishop of the Ottawa Senators reacts after
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Ben Bishop of the Ottawa Senators reacts after surrendering a first-period goal against Keith Aucoin of the Islanders. (March 19, 2013)

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Chris Neil of the Ottawa Senators checks Mark
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Chris Neil of the Ottawa Senators checks Mark Streit of the Islanders during the first period. (March 19, 2013)

Matt Kassian of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his
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Matt Kassian of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his first-period goal against Evgeni Nabokov of the Islanders with his teammates. (March 19, 2013)

Matt Kassian of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his
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Matt Kassian of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his first-period goal against Evgeni Nabokov of the Islanders with his teammates. (March 19, 2013)

Chris Neil of the Ottawa Senators checks Mark
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Chris Neil of the Ottawa Senators checks Mark Streit of the Islanders during the first period. (March 19, 2013)

Chris Neil of the Ottawa Senators checks Mark
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Chris Neil of the Ottawa Senators checks Mark Streit of the Islanders during the first period. (March 19, 2013)

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Chris Neil of the Ottawa Senators checks Mark
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Chris Neil of the Ottawa Senators checks Mark Streit of the Islanders during the first period. (March 19, 2013)

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