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Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo (21) falls back after colliding with Columbus defenseman Dalton Prout (47) during the third period. (Nov. 9, 2013)

Islanders vs. Blue Jackets

The Islanders fell to the Columbus Blue Jackets, 5-2, Saturday at Nationwide Arena.

Islanders center Peter Regin (16) tries to slow
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Islanders center Peter Regin (16) tries to slow down Columbus center Michael Chaput (39) during the third period. (Nov. 9, 2013)

Columbus right wing Blake Comeau (14) has his
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Columbus right wing Blake Comeau (14) has his stick held by Islanders right wing Pierre-Marc Bouchard (96) during the third period. (Nov. 9, 2013)

Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo (21) falls back
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Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo (21) falls back after colliding with Columbus defenseman Dalton Prout (47) during the third period. (Nov. 9, 2013)

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Columbus left wing R.J. Umberger (18) celebrates after
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Columbus left wing R.J. Umberger (18) celebrates after scoring against the Islanders during the third period. (Nov. 9, 2013)

Columbus center Brandon Dubinsky (17) keeps the puck
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Columbus center Brandon Dubinsky (17) keeps the puck away from Islanders center John Tavares (91) during the third period. (Nov. 9, 2013)

Islanders teammates Eric Boulton (left) and Colin McDonald
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Islanders teammates Eric Boulton (left) and Colin McDonald celebrate a goal in front of Columbus goalie Sergei Bobrovsky (72) during the first period. (Nov. 9, 2013)

Islanders left wing Michael Grabner falls after being
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Islanders left wing Michael Grabner falls after being pushed by Columbus defenseman James Wisniewski in front of Columbus goalie Sergei Bobrovsky during the first period. (Nov. 9, 2013)

Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov (20) watches a shot
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Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov (20) watches a shot by Columbus right wing Cam Atkinson go wide during the second period. (Nov. 9, 2013)

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Columbus center Brandon Dubinsky (17) celebrates with teammate
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Columbus center Brandon Dubinsky (17) celebrates with teammate Ryan Johansen (19) after Johansen's second-period goal against the Islanders. (Nov. 9, 2013)

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