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Tavares, Islanders top Flyers in Brooklyn debut

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John Tavares had a goal and an assist to help the New York Islanders defeat the Philadelphia Flyers at Barclays Center on Monday.

Tavares scored a power-play goal with 54 seconds remaining in the first period to give the Islanders a 1-0 lead.

Anders Lee scored a power-play goal to increase the lead to 2-0 at 3:25 of the second period. Tavares and defenseman Marek Zidlicky, who signed a one-year contract with the Islanders last week, got assists.

Kirill Petrov gave the Islanders a 3-0 lead. Scott Laughton and Taylor Leier scored for the Flyers.

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