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John Tavares of the New York Islanders celebrates (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

John Tavares of the New York Islanders celebrates his first period goal against the New York Rangers. (March 11, 2012)

Rangers 4, Islanders 3 (OT)

Marian Gaborik ripped a shot over Evgeni Nabokov with 5.8 left in overtime as the Rangers beat the Islanders, 4-3, and snapped a three-game losing streak.

New York Rangers' Jeff Woywitka and Brad Richards
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New York Rangers' Jeff Woywitka and Brad Richards celebrate Marian Gaborik's goal against New York Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov in overtime. (March 11, 2012)

New York Rangers' Derek Stepan and Mats Zuccarello
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New York Rangers' Derek Stepan and Mats Zuccarello celebrate Marian Gaborik's goal against New York Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov in overtime. (March 11, 2012)

The puck shot by New York Rangers' Marian
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The puck shot by New York Rangers' Marian Gaborik flies past New York Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov for a goal in overtime. (March 11, 2012)

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New York Rangers' Brian Boyle and Anton Stralman
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New York Rangers' Brian Boyle and Anton Stralman watch the puck shot by Rangers' Brad Richards shoot past New York Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov for a goal. (March 11, 2012)

New York Rangers' Stu Bickel, left, fights with
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New York Rangers' Stu Bickel, left, fights with New York Islanders' Micheal Haley during the first period. (March 11, 2012)

New York Rangers' Brad Richards celebrates his goal
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New York Rangers' Brad Richards celebrates his goal against the New York Islanders with Derek Stepan in the first period. (March 11, 2012)

New York Islanders' John Tavares celebrates his goal
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New York Islanders' John Tavares celebrates his goal against New York Rangers goalie Henrik LundqvisT as Rangers' Ruslan Fedotenko watches during the first period. (March 11, 2012)

John Tavares of the New York Islanders celebrates
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John Tavares of the New York Islanders celebrates his first period goal against Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers. (March 11, 2012)

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Micheal Haley of the New York Islanders fights
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Micheal Haley of the New York Islanders fights Stu Bickel of the New York Rangers during the first period. (March 11, 2012)

John Tavares of the New York Islanders celebrates
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John Tavares of the New York Islanders celebrates his first period goal against the New York Rangers. (March 11, 2012)

Evgeni Nabokov of the New York Islanders makes
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Evgeni Nabokov of the New York Islanders makes a first period save against Brandon Dubinsky. (March 11, 2012)

John Tavares of the New York Islanders scores
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John Tavares of the New York Islanders scores a first period goal past Henrik Lundqvist. (March 11, 2012)

John Tavares of the New York Islanders celebrates
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John Tavares of the New York Islanders celebrates his first period goal against the New York Rangers with teammate P.A. Parenteau. (March 11, 2012)

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New York Islanders' John Tavares shoots the puck
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New York Islanders' John Tavares shoots the puck past New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist to score in the first period. (March 11, 2012)

John Tavares of the New York Islanders tries
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John Tavares of the New York Islanders tries to skate between Derek Stepan and Dan Girardi of the New York Rangers. (March 11, 2012)

Kyle Okposo of the New York Islanders tries
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Kyle Okposo of the New York Islanders tries to control the puck against Ryan McDonagh. (March 11, 2012)

Kyle Okposo of the New York Islanders tries
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Kyle Okposo of the New York Islanders tries to control the puck against Ryan McDonagh of the New York Rangers. (March 11, 2012)

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