Originally written on NESN.com  |  Last updated 11/10/14
The Pittsburgh Penguins were expected  by many to roll against the New York Islanders in their first-round series of the Stanley Cup playoffs. That hasn’t been the case, however, and the reason is pretty clear. Goaltending. Marc-Andre Fleury  has been shaky once again, and after giving up six goals Tuesday night in Game 3, the Pens are making a change in net. Pittsburgh head coach Dan Bylsma announced Wednesday that Tomas Vokoun, not Fleury, will be in the net for Game 5 on Thursday. Fleury has given up 14 goals in four games in the first-round series. The Islanders won Game 4 on Long Island 6-4, allowing three goals in the third period. He was victimized for 26 goals last postseason in the team’s first-round loss to the Philadelphia Flyers. If you go back two years, Fleury gave up 13 goals in the final three games of a series with Tampa Bay, meaning he’s allowed 59 goals in his last 13 playoff games.
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