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Colin McDonald of the Islanders checks Andre Benoit (Credit: Getty Images)

Colin McDonald of the Islanders checks Andre Benoit of the Ottawa Senators. (Feb. 19, 2013)

Senators 3, Islanders 1

The Islanders fell to the Ottawa Senators, 3-1, Tuesday at Nassau Coliseum.

Marc Methot of the Ottawa Senators uses his
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Marc Methot of the Ottawa Senators uses his leg to protect the puck from Colin McDonald of the Islanders. (Feb. 19, 2013)

Andre Benoit of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his
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Andre Benoit of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his first career NHL goal with teammates. (Feb. 19, 2013)

Colin Greening of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his
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Colin Greening of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his second period goal with teammates Daniel Alfredsson and Andre Benoit. (Feb. 19, 2013)

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Derek Grant of the Ottawa Senators battles for
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Derek Grant of the Ottawa Senators battles for the loose puck against Andrew MacDonald of the Islanders. (Feb. 19, 2013)

Daniel Alfredsson of the Ottawa Senators celebrates a
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Daniel Alfredsson of the Ottawa Senators celebrates a second period goal as Rick DiPietro of the Islanders looks on. (Feb. 19, 2013)

Ottawa Senators center Zack Smith collides with Islanders
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Ottawa Senators center Zack Smith collides with Islanders center John Tavares, left, along the boards during the first period. (Feb. 19, 2013)

Andre Benoit of the Ottawa Senators wins a
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Andre Benoit of the Ottawa Senators wins a battle for the loose puck as Josh Bailey of the Islanders falls to the ice. (Feb. 19, 2013)

Islanders center Josh Bailey shoots on Ottawa Senators
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Islanders center Josh Bailey shoots on Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson during the first period. (Feb. 19, 2013)

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John Tavares of the Islanders threads a pass
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John Tavares of the Islanders threads a pass through the legs of Sergei Gonchar of the Ottawa Senators. (Feb. 19, 2013)

Andre Benoit of the Ottawa Senators defends against
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Andre Benoit of the Ottawa Senators defends against Josh Bailey of the Islanders. (Feb. 19, 2013)

Ottawa Senators right wing Chris Neil tries to
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Ottawa Senators right wing Chris Neil tries to tip the puck past Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro during the second period. (Feb. 19, 2013)

Eric Gryba of the Ottawa Senators skates to
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Eric Gryba of the Ottawa Senators skates to the boards. (Feb. 19, 2013)

Colin McDonald of the Islanders checks Andre Benoit
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Colin McDonald of the Islanders checks Andre Benoit of the Ottawa Senators. (Feb. 19, 2013)

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Chris Neil of the Ottawa Senators carries the
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Chris Neil of the Ottawa Senators carries the puck in over the blue line against a defending Travis Hamonic of the Islanders. (Feb. 19, 2013)

Ottawa Senators defenseman Marc Methot ties up Islanders
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Ottawa Senators defenseman Marc Methot ties up Islanders center John Tavares as goalie Craig Anderson deflects a shot wide of the net. (Feb. 19, 2013)

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