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We did a good job trying to get the win, and we did.Boychuks third goal gave the Islanders (24-11-1) their 14th home win, topping their total from last season. New York, 14-4 at home, snapped a two-game losing streak.Maybe this is a game we dont win last year, Islanders coach Jack Capuano said. But we kept with it and found a way. You have to play structured hockey in this league, and our goaltender played really well to give us a chance to win.Anders Lee, Lubomir Visnovsky and Calvin de Haan also scored for the Islanders. Jaroslav Halak made 23 saves in his return from injury.The Islanders have won 11 of their last 13 home games.We get an energetic boost from our passionate fans, Islanders captain John Tavares said. We want to feed off that.The Capitals (18-11-7) lost for the second time in three games leading into the outdoor Winter Classic against Chicago on Thursday.Lee opened the scoring at 8:15 of the first with his eighth of the season. Visnovskys power-play goal at 10:06 of the second made it 2-0.The Islanders made it a three-goal edge on de Haans first goal of the season — a short-handed tally — at 1:41 of the third.Halak improved to 19-6 in his return from a two-game absence caused by a lower-body injury. New York lost both games he missed.The Capitals got going 4:40 into the third on Fehrs goal. Backstrom made it a one-goal game at 6:29 with his 12th of the season on a set up by Ovechkin, who then tied it with his team-leading 17th at 17:19.Our first two periods werent good but we fought and came back, Ovechkin said. We have to be better earlier in games.The Islanders, who are heading out on a seven-game road trip, improved to 7-2-6 in their last 15 games against Washington.They are 16-2-1 in games decided by one goal and 19-4-1 when they net at least three.With all the emotion in the building, we really wanted to send our fans off on a good note, Boychuk said. 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His agreement continued Atlantas recent trend of signing a core of players to long-term deals. First baseman Freddie Freeman ($135 million over eight years), closer Craig Kimbrel ($42 million over four years), pitcher Julio Teheran ($32.4 million over six years) and shortstop Andrelton Simmons ($58 million over seven years) agreed to long-term deals before or during spring training, and right fielder Jason Heyward struck a $13.3 million, two-year deal. General manager Frank Wren said Johnsons agent approached the team early last month to see whether the sides could work out a new deal. Wren said the Braves arent placing unrealistic expectations on their third baseman. Johnson is off to a slow start, hitting .255 with one homer and four RBIs in 26 games. "I think what we saw last year -- maybe hes not going to hit .320, but weve always felt he was somewhere in the .280-.300 range as a hitter," Wren said. "His career will tell you that." 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