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New York Islanders' Matt Moulson goes down as he is checked by New Jersey Devils' Rob Niedermayer, left, as Zach Parise, right, looks on during the second period. (September 29, 2009)

Photos: Islanders preseason

Photos of the Islanders' 2009 preseason.

New Jersey Devils' Dainius Zubrus, right, is sent
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New Jersey Devils' Dainius Zubrus, right, is sent flying by New York Islanders' Josh Bailey during the second period. (September 29, 2009)

New York Islanders' Matt Moulson goes down as
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New York Islanders' Matt Moulson goes down as he is checked by New Jersey Devils' Rob Niedermayer, left, as Zach Parise, right, looks on during the second period. (September 29, 2009)

John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders
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John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders skates against the New Jersey Devils during their preseason game at the Prudential Center. (September 29, 2009)

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New Jersey Devils' Dainius Zubrus, right, is sent
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New Jersey Devils' Dainius Zubrus, right, is sent flying by New York Islanders' Josh Bailey during the second period of a preseason NHL hockey game Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders
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John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders skates against the New Jersey Devils in preseason action. (September 23, 2009)

Olivier Magnan-Grenier #36 of the New Jersey Devils
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Olivier Magnan-Grenier #36 of the New Jersey Devils runs into Radek Martinek #24 of the New York Islanders during preseason action. (September 23, 2009)

Yann Danis #35 of the New Jersey Devils
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Yann Danis #35 of the New Jersey Devils takes a water break in a game against the New York Islanders during preseason action. (September 23, 2009)

John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders
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John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders walks out for second period play against the New Jersey Devils in preseason action at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. (September 23, 2009)

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New York Islanders forward John Tavares (91) is
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New York Islanders forward John Tavares (91) is double-teamed by New Jersey Devils defenseman Rob Davison (34) and forward Travis Zajac, right, in the second period. (September 23, 2009)

Rob Davison #34 of the New Jersey Devils
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Rob Davison #34 of the New Jersey Devils fights with Matt Martin #46 of the New York Islanders. (September 23, 2009)

Johnny Oduya #29 of the New Jersey Devils
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Johnny Oduya #29 of the New Jersey Devils battles for the puck against Richard Park #10 of the New York Islanders. (September 23, 2009)

Goaltender Jonathan Quick #32 and Brad Richardson #15
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Goaltender Jonathan Quick #32 and Brad Richardson #15 of the Los Angeles Kings stop Jeff Tambellini #15 of the New York Islanders during a preseason game at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. (September 22, 2009)

Brett Westgarth #42 of the New York Islanders
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Brett Westgarth #42 of the New York Islanders trades punches with Raitis Ivanans #41 of the Los Angeles Kings during a preseason game at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. (September 22, 2009)

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Andy Sutton of the New York Islanders is
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Andy Sutton of the New York Islanders is congratulated by teammates after scoring during the first period of a preseason game against the Los Angeles Kings at the Sprint Center in Kansas City. (September 22, 2009)

Los Angeles Kings right wing Wayne Simmonds (17)
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Los Angeles Kings right wing Wayne Simmonds (17) knocks the puck down to the ice as he fights off New York Islanders left wing Jesse Joensuu (58) in the first period. (September 22, 2009)

Los Angeles Kings left wing Alexander Frolov (24)
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Los Angeles Kings left wing Alexander Frolov (24) takes a shot on the goal as New York Islanders goalie Nathan Lawson (52) blocks the shot in the first period. (September 22, 2009)

New York Islanders' Dustin Kohn (56) and Los
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New York Islanders' Dustin Kohn (56) and Los Angeles Kings' Trevor Lewis battle for the puck along the board in the first period of a preseason NHL hockey game in Kansas City, Mo. (September 22, 2009)

Jeff Tambellini #15 of the New York Islanders
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Jeff Tambellini #15 of the New York Islanders celebrates after assisting on a goal during the first period of a preseason game against the Los Angeles Kings. (September 22, 2009)

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New York Islanders defender Dustin Kohn (56) knocks
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New York Islanders defender Dustin Kohn (56) knocks Los Angeles Kings' Joe Piskula (43) to the ice as they battle for the puck along the boards in the second period of a preseason NHL hockey game in Kansas City, Mo. (September 22, 2009)

Calgary Flames' Adam Pardy collides with a New
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Calgary Flames' Adam Pardy collides with a New York Islanders player during the first period of a preseason NHL hockey game. (September 19, 2009)

The Islanders' Michael Haley, right, fights with Calgary's
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The Islanders' Michael Haley, right, fights with Calgary's Brandon Prust during a preseason game in 2009. (September 19, 2009)

New York Islanders' Jon Sim pushes the puck
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New York Islanders' Jon Sim pushes the puck past Calgary Flames goalie Curtis McElhinney during the first period. (September 19, 2009)

The Islanders' Trevfor Smith, center, scores on Calgary
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The Islanders' Trevfor Smith, center, scores on Calgary Flames goalie Miikka Kiprusoff. (September 17, 2009)

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The Islanders' Blake Comeau, left, gets lifted off
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The Islanders' Blake Comeau, left, gets lifted off the ice by Calgary Flames defenseman Cory Sarich during the first period of a preseason game. (September 17, 2009)

New York Islanders' Kyle Okposo, right, is attended
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New York Islanders' Kyle Okposo, right, is attended to by a trainer after a hard hit from Calgary Flames defenseman Dion Phaneuf during the second period of a preseason game. (September 17, 2009)

The Islanders' Michael Haley, left, and Calgary Flames'
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The Islanders' Michael Haley, left, and Calgary Flames' Jason Jaffray fight during the second period of a preseason game. (September 17, 2009)

Calgary Flames' Theoren Fleury scores the game-winning goal
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Calgary Flames' Theoren Fleury scores the game-winning goal past Islanders goalie Kevin Poulin in a shootout. (September 17, 2009)

Islanders center John Tavares handles the puck during
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Islanders center John Tavares handles the puck during warmups for a preseason hockey game against the Edmonton Oilers. (September 16, 2009)

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Islanders center John Tavares (91) battles with
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Islanders center John Tavares (91) battles with Edmonton Oilers left wing Vyacheslav Trukhno. (September 16, 2009)

Islanders center John Tavares, top, celebrates a goal
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Islanders center John Tavares, top, celebrates a goal by teammate Bruno Gervais (not shown) past Edmonton Oilers goalie Devan Dubnyk. (September 16, 2009)

Islanders right wing Joel Rechlicz, left, fights with
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Islanders right wing Joel Rechlicz, left, fights with Edmonton Oilers left wing Steve MacIntyre during the second period. (September 16, 2009)

Edmonton Oilers center Jordan Eberle (14) checks New
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Edmonton Oilers center Jordan Eberle (14) checks New York Islanders left wing Jesse Joensuu (58) during the third period. (September 16, 2009)

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