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Nelson, Hamonic lead Islanders past Devils @NHLdotcom

Brock Nelson and Travis Hamonic scored in the first period, and Kevin Poulin made 22 saves in the New York Islanders' 2-1 win against the New Jersey Devils at Barclays Center on Wednesday.

Lee Stempniak scored for New Jersey at 17:59 of the second period.

Islanders goalie Christopher Gibson relieved Poulin at the start of the third period and made five saves.

Cory Schneider played the entire game for the Devils and made 25 saves.

Nelson scored shorthanded 3:57 into the game before Hamonic made it 2-0 off a feed from John Tavares at 5:32.

Each team was 0-for-5 on the power play.

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