New York Islanders
John Tavares broke a tie with his 37th goal of the season early in the third period and the New York Islanders pulled away to beat the reeling Pittsburgh Penguins 3-1 on Friday night.
Kyle Okposo scored three of his four goals in the third period to complete his first NHL hat trick, and the New York Islanders jumped back into first place in the Eastern Conference with a 6-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night.
Anders Lee scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period, Jaroslav Halak made 27 saves, and the New York Islanders beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on Saturday night to sweep a home-and-home series.
Kyle Okposo scored in the third round of the shootout, sending the New York Islanders to a 5-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night.
Evgeni Malkin and Patric Hornqvist scored power-play goals 55 seconds apart in the second period, and the Pittsburgh Penguins gave the New York Islanders their first loss of the season, 3-1 on Saturday night.
Rookie defenseman Olli Maatta scored the go-ahead goal early in the second period and Evgeni Malkin added an insurance score in the third as the Pittsburgh Penguins held on for a wild 6-4 win over the New York Islanders on Thursday night.
The Pittsburgh Penguins will go on the road to take on the New York Islanders in a Metropolitan Division battle tonight.
Sidney Crosby went through a cluster of New York Islanders like they weren’t even there. With the puck on his stick in overtime, all he saw was the net. And then he hit it.
The Pittsburgh Penguins return home tonight to face the New York Islanders.
Josh Bailey’s goal with 1:40 left capped the Islanders’ furious third-period rally, and New York edged the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Friday night.
Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Dan Bylsma checks in with Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan, and gives his critique of the season so far.
Current St. Louis Blues and TSN Analyst Darren Pang both played goalie in the league and still follows the action of those playing it today and gave some insight as to why Marc-Andre Fleury might be struggling so much this year in the playoffs.
It wasn’t pretty, but the Penguins got the job done Saturday night on Long Island.
Fans say they were nervous and that the game was a nail biter.
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Brooks Orpik scored 7:49 into overtime, and the Pittsburgh Penguins overcame three one-goal deficits in Game 6 to eliminate the New York Islanders with a 4-3 victory on Saturday night.