Found October 26, 2013 on The Pensblog:
  Don't be surprised if this game starts a big-time run for the Islanders. Even though they got outshot, a stat that was aided by five fruitless Penguins power plays, the Islanders are starting to become a really tough team again. Don't get us wrong; their defense is still Swiss cheese, and no one has any idea which Evgeni Nabokov is going to show up on any given night, but the talent is starting to show. Nothing much has changed since the Isles/Pens playoff series; the Islanders still match up extremely well against the Pens. Of all the home games thus far, the Islanders have looked like the best overall team the Penguins have faced. As for the Pens, they served this to the Islanders on a silver platter. Zatkoff had a decent game, definitely better than his debut in Florida. But late-game defensive meltdowns allowed this game to slip away. Pens’ PP is now 1 for its last 20 or something, too. On to bigger and funner things for the Pens, meaning they get to ...
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