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The Ottawa Senators celebrate a second period goal by Chris Phillips #4 against the New York Islanders. (Feb. 20, 2012)

Senators 6, Islanders 0

The Islanders started slow and stayed that way in a 6-0 loss to the Senators that left the Isles six points out of eighth place in the East.

Daniel Alfredsson of the Ottawa Senators attempts to
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Daniel Alfredsson of the Ottawa Senators attempts to control the puck against Jay Pandolfo. (Feb. 20, 2012)

Erik Condra and Chris Phillips of the Ottawa
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Erik Condra and Chris Phillips of the Ottawa Senators combine to stop John Tavares. (Feb. 20, 2012)

Al Montoya of the New York Islanders battles
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Al Montoya of the New York Islanders battles with Erik Condra of the Ottawa Senators in the crease. (Feb. 20, 2012)

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Milan Jurcina of the New York Islanders checks
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Milan Jurcina of the New York Islanders checks Colin Greening of the Ottawa Senators along the boards. (Feb. 20, 2012)

Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators checks John
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Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators checks John Tavares of the New York Islanders. (Feb. 20, 2012)

Kyle Turris of the Ottawa Senators hits Jay
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Kyle Turris of the Ottawa Senators hits Jay Pandolfo of the New York Islanders. (Feb. 20, 2012)

Chris Neill of the Ottawa Senators celebrates a
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Chris Neill of the Ottawa Senators celebrates a second period goal by Chris Phillips (not shown) against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. (Feb. 20, 2012)

New York Islanders goalie Kevin Poulin hits the
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New York Islanders goalie Kevin Poulin hits the puck with his stick after Ottawa Senators' Jason Spezza scored in the first period. (Feb. 20, 2012)

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The Ottawa Senators celebrate a second period goal
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The Ottawa Senators celebrate a second period goal by Chris Phillips #4 against the New York Islanders. (Feb. 20, 2012)

Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators skates against
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Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators skates against the New York Islanders. (Feb. 20, 2012)

Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators eludes a
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Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators eludes a check by Jay Pandolfo. (Feb. 20, 2012)

Ottawa Senators' Jim O'Brien, Jason Spezza, Nick Foligno
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Ottawa Senators' Jim O'Brien, Jason Spezza, Nick Foligno and Filip Kuba celebrate Spezza's goal against New York Islanders' goalie Kevin Poulin. (Feb. 20, 2012)

New York Islanders' Jay Pandolfo skates into Ottawa
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New York Islanders' Jay Pandolfo skates into Ottawa Senators' Jared Cowen in the second period. (Feb. 20, 2012)

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Ottawa Senators' Kyle Turris and Chris Phillips celebrate
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Ottawa Senators' Kyle Turris and Chris Phillips celebrate Phillips' goal against New York Islanders goalie Al Montoya in the second period. (Feb. 20, 2012)

Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson blocks a shot
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Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson blocks a shot on goal against the New York Islanders in the second period. (Feb. 20, 2012)

New York Islanders goalie Kevin Poulin reacts to
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New York Islanders goalie Kevin Poulin reacts to the goal shot by Ottawa Senators' Jason Spezza as Senators' Chris Neil celebrates next to Islanders' Andrew MacDonald in the first period. (Feb. 20, 2012)

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