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Sabres' goaltender Ryan Miller eyes the puck as Islanders' center John Tavares cuts in front of the goal during the second period. (Feb. 23, 2013)

Islanders 4, Sabres 0

The Islanders defeated the Sabres, 4-0, Saturday in Buffalo.

Islanders' goaltender Evgeni Nabokov (20) and defenseman Andrew
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Islanders' goaltender Evgeni Nabokov (20) and defenseman Andrew MacDonald (47) keep the puck out of the goal as Buffalo Sabres' left winger Marcus Foligno chases the rebound during the third period. (Feb. 23, 2013)

Buffalo Sabres' goaltender Ryan Miller reacts to a
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Buffalo Sabres' goaltender Ryan Miller reacts to a celebration of a third period goal by Islanders' Colin McDonald. (Feb. 23, 2013)

Referees Justin St. Pierre and Steve Kozari gesture
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Referees Justin St. Pierre and Steve Kozari gesture to Islanders' goaltender Evgeni Nabokov to get back after he skated down to the Buffalo Sabres' goal crease as players react to late game disagreement during the third period. (Feb. 23, 2013)

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Buffalo Sabres' left winger Thomas Vanek eyes the
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Buffalo Sabres' left winger Thomas Vanek eyes the puck with Islanders' defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky and goaltender Evgeni Nabokov during the first period. (Feb. 23, 2013)

Buffalo Sabres' left winger Thomas Vanek watches a
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Buffalo Sabres' left winger Thomas Vanek watches a rebound bounce high off the blocker of Islanders' goaltender Evgeni Nabokov during the first period. (Feb. 23, 2013)

Islanders' center John Tavares celebrates his goal as
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Islanders' center John Tavares celebrates his goal as Buffalo Sabres' goaltender Ryan Miller, defenseman Robyn Regehr, Andrej Sekera, and left winger Thomas Vanek react during the third period. (Feb. 23, 2013)

Buffalo Sabres' center Steve Ott tries to hip
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Buffalo Sabres' center Steve Ott tries to hip check Islanders' defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky as he heads up ice in front of the Islanders' bench as Sabres' left winger Nathan Gerbe moves in during the third period. (Feb. 23, 2013)

Sabres' left winger Thomas Vanek gets ready to
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Sabres' left winger Thomas Vanek gets ready to deflect the puck in front of Islanders' goaltender Evgeni Nabokov during the first period. (Feb. 23, 2013)

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Islanders' defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky battles for the puck
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Islanders' defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky battles for the puck with Buffalo Sabres' left winger Thomas Vanek. (Feb. 23, 2013)

Sabres' goaltender Ryan Miller eyes the puck as
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Sabres' goaltender Ryan Miller eyes the puck as Islanders' center John Tavares cuts in front of the goal during the second period. (Feb. 23, 2013)

Islanders' center Marty Reasoner skates in to celebrate
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Islanders' center Marty Reasoner skates in to celebrate an unassisted goal by Michael Grabner (not pictured) against Buffalo. (Feb. 23, 2013)

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