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The Islanders' Zenon Konopka jaws with the Rangers'

The Islanders' Zenon Konopka jaws with the Rangers' Brandon Dubinsky during pregame warmups at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 11, 2010) Photo Credit: Getty Images

Blake Comeau's go-ahead power play goal late in the third period helped the Islanders rally from a 4-3 deficit to beat the Rangers at Nassau Coliseum in the first meeting between the two teams this season.

The Islanders' Blake Comeau celebrates after scoring the
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The Islanders' Blake Comeau celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal late in the third period against the Rangers. (Oct. 11, 2010)

The Islanders aren't sure whether their confidence came
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The Islanders aren't sure whether their confidence came from winning -- or whether it was the other way around -- but they are satisfied with their 4-2-2 start to the season. (Oct. 11, 2010)

The Islanders' P.A. Parenteau, background, ties the score
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The Islanders' P.A. Parenteau, background, ties the score at 4-4 with a shot that beat Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist. Islanders center Doug Weight (93) looks on. (Oct. 11, 2010)

The Rangers' Dan Girardi, left, celebrates his second-period
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The Rangers' Dan Girardi, left, celebrates his second-period goal with teammates Marc Staal and Alex Frolov. (Oct. 11, 2010)

Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro saves a first-period penalty
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Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro saves a first-period penalty shot by the Rangers' Marian Gaborik. (Oct. 11, 2010)

The Rangers' Brandon Dubinsky celebrates his first-period goal
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The Rangers' Brandon Dubinsky celebrates his first-period goal against the Islanders at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 11, 2010)

The Islanders' P.A. Parenteau can't get the puck
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The Islanders' P.A. Parenteau can't get the puck past Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist. (Oct. 11, 2010)

The Rangers' Brandon Dubinsky (17) and Artem Anisimov
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The Rangers' Brandon Dubinsky (17) and Artem Anisimov (42) celebrate a goal by teammate Michael Del Zotto against Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro. (Oct. 11, 2010)

The Islanders' P.A. Parenteau celebrates after tying the
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The Islanders' P.A. Parenteau celebrates after tying the score at 4-4 with a power play goal at 15:36 of the third period. (Oct. 11, 2010)

The Islanders' Trent Hunter high fives Rick DiPietro
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The Islanders' Trent Hunter high fives Rick DiPietro after the Islanders scored to take a 5-4 lead late in the third period. (Oct. 11, 2010)

The Islanders' Blake Comeau celebrates his goal against
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The Islanders' Blake Comeau celebrates his goal against the Rangers during the first period at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 11, 2010)

Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro stops the Rangers' Marian
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Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro stops the Rangers' Marian Gaborik on a penalty shot. (Oct. 11, 2010)

The Rangers' Ryan Callahan (24) and Islanders' Milan
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The Rangers' Ryan Callahan (24) and Islanders' Milan Jurcina (27) watch a puck shot by the Rangers' Brandon Dubinsky (17) go past Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro during the first period at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 11, 2010)

The Islanders' Blake Comeau scores at 12:59 of
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The Islanders' Blake Comeau scores at 12:59 of the first period against the Rangers at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 11, 2010)

The Islanders' Zenon Konopka jaws with the Rangers'
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The Islanders' Zenon Konopka jaws with the Rangers' Brandon Dubinsky during pregame warmups at Nassau Coliseum. (Oct. 11, 2010)

Zenon Konopka of the Islanders and the Rangers'
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Zenon Konopka of the Islanders and the Rangers' Brandon Prust fight during the first period. (Oct. 11, 2010)

The Islanders' Nino Niederreiter checks Rangers defenseman Steve
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The Islanders' Nino Niederreiter checks Rangers defenseman Steve Eminger during the first period. (Oct. 11, 2010)

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