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Playing in his first NHL game, John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders celebrates after scoring his first NHL goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Nassau Coliseum on October 3, 2009 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Oct. 3: Penguins 4, Islanders 3

Photos from the Islanders vs. Penguins.

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) scores on New
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) scores on New York Islanders goalie Dwayne Roloson, left, as Islanders defenseman Bruno Gervais (8) watches in the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin)

The head of the Queens Chamber of Commerce
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The head of the Queens Chamber of Commerce wants Willets Points to be considered a possible future home of the Islanders.

Pittsburgh Penguins' Jay McKee (74) fights with New
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Jay McKee (74) fights with New York Islanders' Brendan Witt (32) in the first period during an NHL hockey game Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin)

The Islanders' John Tavares celebrates his first NHL
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The Islanders' John Tavares celebrates his first NHL goal against Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury at Nassau Coliseum. (October 3, 2009)

New York Islanders' Jon Sim (16) chases a
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New York Islanders' Jon Sim (16) chases a rebound in the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Saturday, Oct.. 3, 2009, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin)

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Playing in his first NHL game, John Tavares
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Playing in his first NHL game, John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders celebrates after scoring his first NHL goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Nassau Coliseum on October 3, 2009 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 03: Playing in his
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UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 03: Playing in his first NHL game, John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders scores his first NHL goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Nassau Coliseum on October 3, 2009 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 03: Evengi Malkin #71
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UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 03: Evengi Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins is hit by Bruno Gervais #8 of the New York Islanders at the Nassau Coliseum on October 3, 2009 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 03: Marc-Andre Fleury #29
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UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 03: Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Pittsburgh Penguins stops a breakaway attempt by John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders at the Nassau Coliseum on October 3, 2009 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 03: Sergei Gonchar #55
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UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 03: Sergei Gonchar #55 of the Pittsburgh Penguins gets tangled up with Tim Jackman #28 of the New York Islanders at the Nassau Coliseum on October 3, 2009 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 03: John Tavares #91
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UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 03: John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders backhands the puck past goalie Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Pittsburgh Penguins to score his first NHL goal in the first period of the Islanders home opener on October 3, 2009 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders
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John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders celebrates his first NHL goal with teammate Matt Moulson #26 against the Pittsburgh Penguins. (October 3, 2009)