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Matt Moulson scored a goal and assisted on another, Evgeni Nabokov stopped 37 shots and the New York Islanders dominated the listless Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on Tuesday night.
John Tavares scored for the second straight game for New York while Michael Grabner collected his fourth goal of the season and Casey Cizikas found the net for the first time in his career.
It was more than enough to send the Penguins to their third loss in four games. Pascal Dupuis scored with just over a minute remaining to avoid the shutout.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 13 shots before being pulled after the second period. The Penguins gave it away 11 times, with two of the turnovers leading to New York goals.
Pittsburgh has dominated the series over the past five seasons but dropped its third straight to the Islanders, its longest losing skid against New York since 2007.
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New York Islanders winger Colin McDonald delivered a dirty hit on Tuesday night, which he received a penalty for. It’s likely that he’s got even more punishment on the way.
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New York Islanders forward Colin McDonald received a two-game suspension from the NHL for boarding Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Ben Lovejoy during Tuesday night's game. The NHL's Department of Player Safety announced the suspension after a Wednesday hearing. Under terms of the collective bargaining agreement, McDonald will forfeit $7,567.56, based on his annual salary...
PITTSBURGH -- Jack Capuano knew what his New York Islanders were up against. The coach watched his team blow two-goal leads in each of their previous two games. Furthermore, they were playing in a city where their visits have been almost always fruitless in recent years. Yet the Islanders got a rare win in Pittsburgh on Tuesday night, and there was no doubt about the identity...
It's not often when the team that is supposedly the Stanley Cup contender is getting booed at home loudly and with a lot of frequency in only the second home game of the season.
But that's exactly what happened at the Consol Mausoleum last night, as the "inferior" New York Islanders skated circles around the lackadaisical Penguins, 4-1.
That makes 3 losses out...
The NHL on Wednesday suspended New York Islanders forward Colin McDonald for two games after a boarding incident involving Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Ben Lovejoy on Tuesday.
In the Islanders' 4-1 win at the Consol Energy Center, McDonald was issued a boarding penalty and a game misconduct for his hit on Lovejoy at the 18:54 mark of the second period. The penalty was served...
New York Islanders (2-2-1) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (3-2-0)
ROOT, NBCSN, TSN, 7:30 pm/et
CONSOL Energy Center - Pittsburgh, PA
It's the New York Islanders. Sorry.
If you're reading this post, you have already shown more interest in the Islanders than both Evgeni Nabokov and Lubomir Visnovsky. Hopefully the Pens care more about this game. Otherwise we...
For this week, we’ll share three forwards, two defensemen and a goaltender you could pick up to give your team a boost. Availability is based on ESPN leagues.
Michael Grabner of the Islanders (LW/RW; 51%) could be a nice fit on your team. He’s getting twenty minutes of ice time per night and posted points in is first three games of the season. The Isles take on Pittsburgh...
According to Art Staple, Travis Hamonic left Winnepeg yesterday in a walking boot with a sprained ankle. Uh oh. It is doubtful he will play tomorrow in Pittsburgh against the Penguins.
Rumor has it, okay, confirmed sources have it, that Lubomir Visnovsky will report to the Islanders no later than February 11th. As the Isles have a home game that night, will he be in the line...
Match-up - New York Islanders (3-2-1) @ New Jersey Devils (3-0-2)
Road/Home records - 2-1-1 -------------- 2-0-0
TV - MSG Plus, MSG Plus 2
Puck drop - 7:00 PM ET
Season series - Devils lead 1-0
Last 10: Islanders 3-2-1 / Devils 3-0-2
Projected starting goalies - Evgeni Nabokov (NYI) vs. Martin Brodeur (NJ)
Battle of the stats
Goals for/against per game
New York (I...