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New York Islanders Photos

New York Islanders Photos

  1. Carolina Hurricanes center Eric Staal (12) and goalie Cam Ward (30) defend against New York Islanders center John Tavares (91) in the second period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in Uniondale, N.Y. The Hurricanes won 5-3. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

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    Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Michal Jordan (47) checks New York Islanders center Kael Mouillierat (48) against the boards as Hurricanes center Jay McClement (18) looks for the rebound in the second period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in Uniondale, N.Y. The Hurricanes won 5-3. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

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  2. Carolina Hurricanes left wing Jeff Skinner (53), defenseman John-Michael Liles (26), right wing Alexander Semin (28) and teammates celebrate defenseman Michal Jordan's goal as New York Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk (55) and goalie Chad Johnson (30) react in the second period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in Uniondale, N.Y. The Hurricanes won 5-3. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

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    UNIONDALE, NY - FEBRUARY 28: Brian Strait #37 of the New York Islanders is tripped up by Alexander Semin #28 of the Carolina Hurricanes at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on February 28, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. The Hurricanes defeated the Islanders 5-3.(Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images)

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  3. Carolina Hurricanes center Brad Malone (24) shoots the puck past New York Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic (3), goalie Chad Johnson (30) and a diving right wing Michael Grabner (40) to score as Hurricanes center Victor Rask (49) in the second period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in Uniondale, N.Y. The Hurricanes won 5-3. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

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    UNIONDALE, NY - FEBRUARY 28: Jay McClement #18 of the Carolina Hurricanes skates against Cal Clutterbuck #15 of the New York Islanders at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on February 28, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. The Hurricanes defeated the Islanders 5-3. (Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images)

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  4. UNIONDALE, NY - FEBRUARY 28: Chad Johnson #30 of the New York Islanders defends the net against Andrej Nestrasil #15 of the Carolina Hurricanes at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on February 28, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. The Hurricanes defeated the Islanders 5-3.(Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images)

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    Carolina Hurricanes center Brad Malone (24) shoots the puck past New York Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic (3), goalie Chad Johnson (30) and a diving right wing Michael Grabner (40) to score in the second period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in Uniondale, N.Y. The Hurricanes won 5-3. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

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  5. UNIONDALE, NY - FEBRUARY 28: Michal Jordan #47 of the Carolina Hurricanes is mobbed by teammates congratulating him on his second period goal as Johnny Boychuk #55 of the New York Islanders looks away at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on February 28, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. The Hurricanes defeated the Islanders 5-3. (Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images)

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    New York Islanders goalie Chad Johnson (30), defenseman Johnny Boychuk (55), defenseman Thomas Hickey (14) and center Frans Nielsen (51) work against Carolina Hurricanes right wing Andrej Nestrasil (15) in the third period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in Uniondale, N.Y. The Hurricanes won 5-3. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

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