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Eastern Conference Quarterfinals Game 1: Islanders vs. Capitals

The Islanders beat the Washington Capitals, 4-1, Wednesday in Game 1 of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoff Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at the Verizon Center.

Josh Bailey of the New York Islanders celebrates
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Josh Bailey of the New York Islanders celebrates after scoring a goal against the Washington Capitals in the second period in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 15, 2015 in Washington.

Josh Bailey of the New York Islanders celebrates
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Josh Bailey of the New York Islanders celebrates after scoring a goal against the Washington Capitals in the second period in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 15, 2015 in Washington.

Ryan Strome of the New York Islanders celebrates
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Ryan Strome of the New York Islanders celebrates after scoring a second-period goal against the Washington Capitals in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 15, 2015 in Washington.

Ryan Strome of the New York Islanders celebrates
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Ryan Strome of the New York Islanders celebrates after scoring a second-period goal against the Washington Capitals in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 15, 2015 in Washington.

Washington Capitals right wing Troy Brouwer and New
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Washington Capitals right wing Troy Brouwer and New York Islanders center Ryan Strome vie for the puck during the second period in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 15, 2015 in Washington.

New York Islanders left wing Josh Bailey scores
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New York Islanders left wing Josh Bailey scores a goal past Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby during the second period in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 15, 2015 in Washington.

New York Islanders center John Tavares loses his
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New York Islanders center John Tavares loses his stick as he battles with Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik for the puck during the second period in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 15, 2015 in Washington.

New York Islanders center Ryan Strome celebrates his
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New York Islanders center Ryan Strome celebrates his goal against the Washington Capitals during the second period in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 15, 2015 in Washington.

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin checks New
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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin checks New York Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk, foreground, into the boards during the second period in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 15, 2015 in Washington.

Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson, left, center Nicklas
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Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson, left, center Nicklas Backstrom and left wing Marcus Johansson celebrate Johansson's goal during the first period in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 15, 2015 in Washington.

New York Islanders defenseman Brian Strait shoves Washington
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New York Islanders defenseman Brian Strait shoves Washington Capitals left wing Jason Chimera to the ice during the first period in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 15, 2015 in Washington.

New York Islanders center Brock Nelson, left, and
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New York Islanders center Brock Nelson, left, and defenseman Nick Leddy combine to defend Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin during the first period in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 15, 2015 in Washington.

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin shoots past
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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin shoots past New York Islanders defenseman Brian Strait during the first period in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 15, 2015 in Washington.

Marcus Johansson of the Washington Capitals celebrates after
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Marcus Johansson of the Washington Capitals celebrates after scoring a first-period goal against the New York Islanders in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 15, 2015 in Washington.

Marcus Johansson of the Washington Capitals celebrates after
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Marcus Johansson of the Washington Capitals celebrates after scoring a first-period goal against the New York Islanders in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 15, 2015 in Washington.

Brock Nelson of the New York Islanders celebrates
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Brock Nelson of the New York Islanders celebrates with the bench after scoring a first-period goal against the Washington Capitals in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 15, 2015 in Washington.

Marcus Johansson of the Washington Capitals celebrates with
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Marcus Johansson of the Washington Capitals celebrates with teammate Nicklas Backstrom after scoring a first-period goal against the New York Islanders in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 15, 2015 in Washington.

Members of the New York Islanders and Washington
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Members of the New York Islanders and Washington Capitals listen to the national anthem before the start of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 15, 2015 in Washington.

Curtis Glencross of the Washington Capitals and Brock
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Curtis Glencross of the Washington Capitals and Brock Nelson of the New York Islanders collide on the boards in the first period in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 15, 2015 in Washington.

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