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Valtteri Filppula

Tavares, Prince lead Islanders past Lightning 5-3 in Game 1

The New York Islanders know they've yet to see the best of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Vezina Trophy finalist Ben Bishop.

Shane Prince scored twice during a three-goal first period and John Tavares had a goal and an assist Wednesday night to help the Islanders beat one of the NHL's top goalies 5-3 in Game 1 of the second-round Stanley Cup playoff series.

The defending Eastern Conference champions pulled Bishop midway through the second period after the Islanders scored four goals on their first 13 shots, one of them on a knuckler that fluttered through the 6-foot-7 goaltender's legs.

"He'd probably like to have one back, but at the end of the day he's going to...

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