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New York Islanders Photos

New York Islanders Photos

  1. New York Islanders' Jordan Eberle, left, and Columbus Blue Jackets' Markus Nutivaara, of Finland, fight for a loose puck during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in Columbus, Ohio. The Blue Jackets beat the Islanders 6-4. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

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    New York Islanders' Josh Bailey, left, passes the puck past Columbus Blue Jackets' Boone Jenner during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

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  2. Columbus Blue Jackets' Josh Anderson, left, controls the puck behind the net as New York Islanders' Brock Nelson defends during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

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    Columbus Blue Jackets' Artemi Panarin, right, of Russia, carries the puck across the blue line as New York Islanders' Brock Nelson defends during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

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  3. New York Islanders' Nick Leddy, right, checks Columbus Blue Jackets' Boone Jenner during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

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    New York Islanders' Thomas Greiss, left, of Germany, protects the goal as teammate Nick Leddy, right, tries to take the puck away from Columbus Blue Jackets' Nick Foligno during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

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  4. Columbus Blue Jackets' Jack Johnson, left, tries to clear the puck as New York Islanders' Jason Chimera defends during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

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    Columbus Blue Jackets' Sergei Bobrovsky, left, of Russia, makes a save as teammate Seth Jones, center, and New York Islanders' Anders Lee look for the rebound during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

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  5. New York Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak of Slovakia, right, sits on the bench beside Islanders defenseman Adam Pelech (50) after Halak was pulled from the game during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Dallas Stars in which he allowed four goals, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, in New York. The Stars defeated the Islanders 5-2. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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    New York Islanders goalie Thomas Greiss (1) of Germany makes a save as Islanders defenseman Scott Mayfield (42) fends off Dallas Stars right wing Alexander Radulov (47) of Russia during the second period of an NHL hockey game in New York, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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