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Nikolai Khabibulin of the Edmonton Oilers makes the third period stop against John Tavares at the Nassau Coliseum. (November 2, 2009)

Nov. 2: Islanders 3, Oilers 1

Brendan Witt scored two goals in a game for the first time in his career and the Islanders defeated the Oilers for their fourth straight win.

Mark Streit #2 (R) of the New York
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Mark Streit #2 (R) of the New York Islanders congratulates Dwayne Roloson after the 3-1 defeat of the Edmonton Oilers at the Nassau Coliseum. (November 2, 2009)

Nikolai Khabibulin of the Edmonton Oilers makes the
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Nikolai Khabibulin of the Edmonton Oilers makes the third period stop against John Tavares at the Nassau Coliseum. (November 2, 2009)

New York Islanders goalie Dwayne Roloson is congratulated
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New York Islanders goalie Dwayne Roloson is congratulated at the end of the game by Brendan Witt (32) and Nate Thompson (11) after the Islanders beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-1. (November 2, 2009)

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The Islanders' Josh Bailey (12) and Jeff Tambellini
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The Islanders' Josh Bailey (12) and Jeff Tambellini (15) congratulate Brendan Witt on the second of his two goals in the second period against the Edmonton Oilers. (November 2, 2009)

Frans Nielsen of the New York Islanders congratulates
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Frans Nielsen of the New York Islanders congratulates Brendan Witt on his first of two goals in the second period against the Edmonton Oilers at the Nassau Coliseum. (November 2, 2009)

Jack Hillen of the New York Islanders gets
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Jack Hillen of the New York Islanders gets tripped up by Zack Stortini. (November 2, 2009)

Jon Sim of the New York Islanders yells
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Jon Sim of the New York Islanders yells at Ladislav Smid prior to a faceoff at the Nassau Coliseum. (November 2, 2009)

Ethan Moreau (L) of the Edmonton Oilers scores
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Ethan Moreau (L) of the Edmonton Oilers scores a first period goal against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Coliseum. (November 2, 2009)

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Andrew Cogliano of the Edmonton Oilers is checked
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Andrew Cogliano of the Edmonton Oilers is checked by Mark Streit at the Nassau Coliseum. (November 2, 2009)

Edmonton Oilers' Ethan Moreau, left, celebrates his goal
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Edmonton Oilers' Ethan Moreau, left, celebrates his goal against New York Islanders goalie Dwayne Roloson, center, during the first period. (November 2, 2009)

Jean-Francois Jacques of the Edmonton Oilers and Andy
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Jean-Francois Jacques of the Edmonton Oilers and Andy Sutton square off at the Nassau Coliseum. (November 2, 2009)

Sam Gagner of the Edmonton Oilers tries to
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Sam Gagner of the Edmonton Oilers tries to get the puck past Dwayne Roloson during the first period at the Nassau Coliseum. (November 2, 2009)

The Islanders celebrate John Tavares' goal as Edmonton
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The Islanders celebrate John Tavares' goal as Edmonton Oilers' Robert Nilsson skates away during the first period. (November 2, 2009)

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