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John Tavares #91of the New York Islanders controls (Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

John Tavares #91of the New York Islanders controls the puck against the San Jose Sharks. (Oct. 29, 2011)

Sharks 3, Islanders 2 (OT)

San Jose's Brent Burns scored the game-winning goal early in overtime. The Isles fell to 3-4-2.

The New York Islanders celebrate the second period
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The New York Islanders celebrate the second period goal by Michael Grabner #40 against the San Jose Sharks. (Oct. 29, 2011)

Rick DiPietro #39 of the New York Islanders
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Rick DiPietro #39 of the New York Islanders saves a shot by the San Jose Sharks. (Oct. 29, 2011)

Frans Nielsen #51 of the New York Islanders
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Frans Nielsen #51 of the New York Islanders defenses against Joe Thornton #19 of the San Jose Sharks. (Oct. 29, 2011)

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Rick DiPietro # 39 of the New York
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Rick DiPietro # 39 of the New York Islanders saves a shot on goal by the San Jose Sharks. (Oct. 29, 2011)

Dan Boyle of the San Jose Sharks reacts
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Dan Boyle of the San Jose Sharks reacts after getting elbowed by Kyle Okposo of the New York Islanders. (Oct. 29, 2011)

Michael Grabner #40 of the New York Islanders
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Michael Grabner #40 of the New York Islanders controls the puck against the San Jose Sharks. (Oct. 29, 2011)

Brian Rolston of the New York Islanders reacts
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Brian Rolston of the New York Islanders reacts during the hockey game against the San Jose Sharks. (Oct. 29, 2011)

John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders
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John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders scores against the San Jose Sharks during the second period. (Oct. 29, 2011)

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Rick DiPietro #39 of the New York Islanders
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Rick DiPietro #39 of the New York Islanders guards the cage against the San Jose Sharks. (Oct. 29, 2011)

Frans Nielsen # 51 of the New York
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Frans Nielsen # 51 of the New York Islanders wins a face off against Patrick Marleau #12 of the San Jose Sharks. (Oct. 29, 2011)

Matt Moulson #26 of the New York Islanders
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Matt Moulson #26 of the New York Islanders reacts after being hit in the hockey game against the San Jose Sharks. (Oct. 29, 2011)

Steve Staios #24 of the New York Islanders
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Steve Staios #24 of the New York Islanders defends against Ryane Clowe #29 of the San Jose Sharks. (Oct. 29, 2011)

Brian Rolston #11of the New York Islanders skates
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Brian Rolston #11of the New York Islanders skates against the San Jose Sharks. (Oct. 29, 2011)

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John Tavares #91of the New York Islanders controls
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John Tavares #91of the New York Islanders controls the puck against the San Jose Sharks. (Oct. 29, 2011)

Steve Staios #24 of the New York Islanders
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Steve Staios #24 of the New York Islanders passes against the San Jose Sharks. (Oct. 29, 2011)

Josh Bailey #12 of the New York Islanders
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Josh Bailey #12 of the New York Islanders passes against the San Jose Sharks. (Oct. 29, 2011)

Blake Comeau #57 of the New York Islanders
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Blake Comeau #57 of the New York Islanders battles with Logan Couture #39 of the San Jose Sharks. (Oct. 29, 2011)

Josh Bailey #12 of the New York Islanders
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Josh Bailey #12 of the New York Islanders passes against the San Jose Sharks. (Oct. 29, 2011)

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John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders
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John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders passes against the San Jose Sharks. (Oct. 29, 2011)

Matt Martin #17 of the New York Islanders
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Matt Martin #17 of the New York Islanders collides with Jason Demers #60 of the San Jose Sharks. (Oct. 29, 2011)

Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders
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Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders shoots against the San Jose Sharks. (Oct. 29, 2011)

Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders
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Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders shoots against the San Jose Sharks. (Oct. 29, 2011)

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