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Islanders stop Wild's winning streak

New York 2-for-2 on seven-game road trip

by Dan Myers / NHL.com Correspondent

Nielsen's power-play goal

NYI@MIN: Nielsen beats Dubnyk on the power play

2/23/16: Frans Nielsen redirects a John Tavares feed past Devan Dubnyk on the power play to put the Islanders up 2-0 in the 1st period

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ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The New York Islanders put forth one of their better performances of the season Tuesday. That's what their coach thought, anyway.

Frans Nielsen scored twice and John Tavares had a goal and an assist to help the Islanders to a 4-1 win against the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center. 

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Situation Room

Coach's Challenge: NYI @ MIN - 2:42 of the Third Period

Original call stands, good goal Islanders

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Situation Room: NYI vs. MIN

SItuation Room: Tavares' 3rd-period goal upheld

2/23/16: The Wild challenge that Anders Lee interfered with Devan Dubnyk on John Tavares' power-play goal, and the goal is upheld after review

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At 2:42 of the third period in the Islanders/Wild game, Minnesota requested a Coach's Challenge to review whether a New York player interfered with Minnesota goaltender Devan Dubnyk prior to John Tavares' goal.

After reviewing all available replays and consulting with NHL Hockey Operations staff, the Referee confirmed no goaltender interference infractions occurred before the puck crossed the goal line.

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game preview

Zucker out, Porter in as Wild host Islanders

Minnesota aims for fifth straight win under interim coach Torchetti

by Dan Myers / NHL.com Correspondent

ISLANDERS (31-19-7) at WILD (27-22-10) 

TV: 8 p.m. ET; MSG+ 2, SNE, SNO, SNP, FS-N, FS-WI, NHL.TV 

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota Wild forward Jason Zucker will not play against the New York Islanders on Tuesday because of an upper-body injury.

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