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Ryan Callahan #24 of the New York Rangers (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Ryan Callahan #24 of the New York Rangers plays the puck against Michael Grabner #40 of the New York Islanders. (Dec. 22, 2011)

Rangers 4, Islanders 2

Brandon Dubinsky scored his first goal in more than a month, Marian Gaborik moved into a tie for the NHL lead with his 20th, and Martin Biron was solid in net to lead the Rangers to a 4-2 victory over the Islanders.

Derek Stepan #21 of the New York Rangers
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Derek Stepan #21 of the New York Rangers checks John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders. (Dec. 22, 2011)

The New York Islanders bench looks on as
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The New York Islanders bench looks on as their teammate play against the New York Rangers. (Dec. 22, 2011)

Michael Del Zotto #4 of the New York
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Michael Del Zotto #4 of the New York Rangers celebrates his second period goal against the New York Islanders with teammate Brandon Prust #8. (Dec. 22, 2011)

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Marian Gaborik #10 of the New York Rangers
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Marian Gaborik #10 of the New York Rangers celebrates his second period goal against the New York Islanders with teammate Artem Anisimov #42. (Dec. 22, 2011)

The New York Rangers celebrate their third goal
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The New York Rangers celebrate their third goal against Evgeni Nabokov #20 of the New York Islanders. (Dec. 22, 2011)

Ryan Callahan #24 of the New York Rangers
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Ryan Callahan #24 of the New York Rangers plays the puck against Michael Grabner #40 of the New York Islanders. (Dec. 22, 2011)

Artem Anisimov #42 of the New York Rangers
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Artem Anisimov #42 of the New York Rangers breaks his stick on a shot attempt against the New York Islanders. (Dec. 22, 2011)

Evgeni Nabokov #20 and Marty Reasoner #16 of
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Evgeni Nabokov #20 and Marty Reasoner #16 of the New York Islanders defend against Brian Boyle #22 of the New York Rangers. (Dec. 22, 2011)

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Brad Richards #19 of the New York Rangers
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Brad Richards #19 of the New York Rangers steals the puck against Matt Moulson #26 of the New York Islanders. (Dec. 22, 2011)

Matt Martin #17 of the New York Islanders
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Matt Martin #17 of the New York Islanders battles for the puck against Derek Stepan #21 of the New York Rangers. (Dec. 22, 2011)

Martin Biron #43 of the New York Rangers
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Martin Biron #43 of the New York Rangers makes a save against the New York Islanders. (Dec. 22, 2011)

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