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Eastern Conference quarterfinals Game 3: Islanders vs. Capitals

John Tavares scored the game-winning goal 15 seconds into overtime as the Islanders defeated the Washington Capitals, 2-1, in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Sunday at Nassau Coliseum. The Islanders lead the series, 2-1.

The New York Islanders celebrate after defeating the
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The New York Islanders celebrate after defeating the Washington Capitals in overtime during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Nassau Coliseum on Sunday, April 19, 2015.

Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals celebrates
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Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals celebrates a third-period game-tying goal against the New York Islanders scored by teammate Nicklas Backstrom (not pictured) during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Nassau Coliseum on Sunday, April 19, 2015.

Alex Ovechkin #8 and Joel Ward #42 of
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Alex Ovechkin #8 and Joel Ward #42 of the Washington Capitals celebrate a third-period game-tying goal against the New York Islanders scored by teammate Nicklas Backstrom (not pictured) during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Nassau Coliseum on Sunday, April 19, 2015.

Alex Ovechkin #8 and Matt Niskanen #2 of
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Alex Ovechkin #8 and Matt Niskanen #2 of the Washington Capitals watch the puck enter the net for a third-period goal against the New York Islanders scored by teammate Nicklas Backstrom (not pictured) during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Nassau Coliseum on Sunday, April 19, 2015.

Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals checks
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Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals checks Lubomir Visnovsky #11 of the New York Islanders in the second period during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Nassau Coliseum on Sunday, April 19, 2015.

Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals looks
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Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals looks to make a play in the second period as Calvin de Haan #44 of the New York Islanders defends during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Nassau Coliseum on Sunday, April 19, 2015.

Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders
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Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders scores a second-period goal against Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Nassau Coliseum on Sunday, April 19, 2015.

Lubomir Visnovsky #11 of the New York Islanders
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Lubomir Visnovsky #11 of the New York Islanders clears the puck against Jason Chimera #25 of the Washington Capitals in the second period during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Nassau Coliseum on Sunday, April 19, 2015.

Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders
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Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders celebrates his second-period goal against the Washington Capitals during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Nassau Coliseum on Sunday, April 19, 2015.

New York Islanders fans cheer after a second-period
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New York Islanders fans cheer after a second-period goal against the Washington Capitals during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Nassau Coliseum on Sunday, April 19, 2015.

Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders
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Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders celebrates his second period goal against the Washington Capitals with his teammates during game three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at Nassau Coliseum on Sunday, Apr. 19, 2015 in Uniondale, New York.

Jaroslav Halak #41 of the New York Islanders
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Jaroslav Halak #41 of the New York Islanders defends a first-period scoring chance against Troy Brouwer #20 of the Washington Capitals during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Nassau Coliseum on Sunday, April 19, 2015.

Nikolay Kulemin #86 of the New York Islanders
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Nikolay Kulemin #86 of the New York Islanders clears the puck during a first-period penalty kill against Joel Ward #42 of the Washington Capitals during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Nassau Coliseum on Sunday, April 19, 2015.

Jay Beagle #83 of the Washington Capitals checks
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Jay Beagle #83 of the Washington Capitals checks Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders in the first period during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Nassau Coliseum on Sunday, April 19, 2015.

Evgeny Kuznetsov #92 of the Washington Capitals checks
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Evgeny Kuznetsov #92 of the Washington Capitals checks Nick Leddy #2 of the New York Islanders in the first period during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Nassau Coliseum on Sunday, April 19, 2015.

John Tavares #91 and Ryan Strome #18 of
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John Tavares #91 and Ryan Strome #18 of the New York Islanders miss a first-period scoring chance against Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Nassau Coliseum on Sunday, April 19, 2015.

Troy Brouwer #20 of the Washington Capitals pushes
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Troy Brouwer #20 of the Washington Capitals pushes Matt Martin #17 of the New York Islanders during the first period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 19, 2015.

Jay Beagle #83 of the Washington Capitals looks
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Jay Beagle #83 of the Washington Capitals looks for the rebound as the puck bounces off the leg pad of Jaroslav Halak #41 of the New York Islanders during the first period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 19, 2015.

Calvin de Haan #44 of the New York
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Calvin de Haan #44 of the New York Islanders checks Mike Green #52 of the Washington Capitals during the first period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 19, 2015.

Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals lines
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Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals lines up John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders for a hit during the first period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 19, 2015.

Jason Chimera #25 of the Washington Capitals is
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Jason Chimera #25 of the Washington Capitals is checked by Calvin de Haan #44 of the New York Islanders during the first period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 19, 2015.

Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals blocks
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Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals blocks the net against Brock Nelson #29 of the New York Islanders in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 19, 2015.

Fans enjoy the atmosphere during Game 3 of
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Fans enjoy the atmosphere during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals between the New York Islanders and the Washington Capitals in the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 19, 2015.

A general view during the national anthem before
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A general view during the national anthem before Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals between the New York Islanders and Washington Capitals at Nassau Coliseum on Sunday, April 19, 2015.

Rally towels are seen on the seats before
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Rally towels are seen on the seats before Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals between the New York Islanders and the Washington Capitals at Nassau Coliseum on Sunday, April 19, 2015.

A playoff logo appears on the ice before
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A playoff logo appears on the ice before the game between the New York Islanders and the Washington Capitals in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 19, 2015.

Robert and Sarah Anderson, of Lynbrook, hold up
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Robert and Sarah Anderson, of Lynbrook, hold up their signs before Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals between the New York Islanders and the Washington Capitals at Nassau Coliseum on Sunday, April 19, 2015.

New York Islanders fans get fired up before
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New York Islanders fans get fired up before Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Washington Capitals at Nassau Coliseum on Sunday, April 19, 2015.

Fans arrive for Game 3 of the Eastern
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Fans arrive for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals between the New York Islanders and the Washington Capitals at Nassau Coliseum on Sunday, April 19, 2015.

New York Islanders fans pose for a photograph
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New York Islanders fans pose for a photograph before Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Washington Capitals at Nassau Coliseum on Sunday, April 19, 2015.

Fans arrive for Game 3 between the New
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Fans arrive for Game 3 between the New York Islanders and the Washington Capitals in the Eastern Conference quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 19, 2015.

New York Islanders ice girls and fans pose
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New York Islanders ice girls and fans pose for photos before the Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Washington Capitals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 19, 2015.

Fans arrive for Game 3 of the Eastern
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Fans arrive for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals between the New York Islanders and the Washington Capitals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 19, 2015.

Washington Capitals fans are heckled by New York
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Washington Capitals fans are heckled by New York Islanders fans before Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 19, 2015.

Griffin Reinhart #8 of the New York Islanders
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Griffin Reinhart #8 of the New York Islanders arrives for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Washington Capitals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 19, 2015.

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