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Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo gets by Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov as he looks for an open man during the first period. (Dec. 7, 2013)

Islanders vs. Kings

The Islanders fell to the Los Angeles Kings, 3-0, Saturday night at the Staples Center.

Martin Jones of the Los Angeles Kings watches
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Martin Jones of the Los Angeles Kings watches the puck in goal during the game against the Islanders at Staples Center. (Dec. 7, 2013)

John Tavares of the Islanders is pushed out
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John Tavares of the Islanders is pushed out of the way by Jake Muzzin of the Los Angeles Kings during the first period at Staples Center. (Dec. 7, 2013)

Martin Jones of the Los Angeles Kings jokes
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Martin Jones of the Los Angeles Kings jokes with a referee during the game against the Islanders at Staples Center. (Dec. 7, 2013)

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Matt Martin of the Islanders is checked into
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Matt Martin of the Islanders is checked into the boards by Jake Muzzin of the Los Angeles Kings during the first period at Staples Center. (Dec. 7, 2013)

A moment of silence in tribute of Nelson
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A moment of silence in tribute of Nelson Mandela is observed before the game between the Islanders and the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center. (Dec. 7, 2013)

Larry Murphy reacts as he is honored before
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Larry Murphy reacts as he is honored before the game between the Islanders and the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center. (Dec. 7, 2013)

Larry Murphy reacts as he is honored before
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Larry Murphy reacts as he is honored before the game between the Islanders and the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center. (Dec. 7, 2013)

Hockey Hall-of-Famer and four-time Stanley Cup winner Larry
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Hockey Hall-of-Famer and four-time Stanley Cup winner Larry Murphy, center, is honored before an NHL hockey game between the Los Angeles Kings and the Islanders. (Dec. 7, 2013)

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Islanders center Brock Nelson battles for possession with
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Islanders center Brock Nelson battles for possession with Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov during the first period. (Dec. 7, 2013)

Islanders center Brock Nelson takes a shot on
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Islanders center Brock Nelson takes a shot on Los Angeles Kings goalie Martin Jones during the first period. (Dec. 7, 2013)

Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo gets by Los
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Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo gets by Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov as he looks for an open man during the first period. (Dec. 7, 2013)

Islanders center John Tavares (91) attempts to get
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Islanders center John Tavares (91) attempts to get by Los Angeles Kings defenseman Robyn Regehr during the first period. (Dec. 7, 2013)

Islanders right wing Michael Grabner, center, of Austria,
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Islanders right wing Michael Grabner, center, of Austria, and right wing Cal Clutterbuck attempt a shot against Los Angeles Kings goalie Martin Jones, right, during the first period. (Dec. 7, 2013)

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