The Islanders keep blowing third-period leads because old sit-and-hold habits are undermining them.
The Islanders and Penguins sent the game to overtime and a shootout, but a questionable call may be the more memorable story from this game.
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS (7-4-2) vs NEW YORK ISLANDERS (4-5-1) IN LONG ISLANDE @ 7:00 EST RADIO FEED ON WXDX.COM, for video try channelsurfing.net OILERS BLOGS: LIGHTHOUSE HOCKEY, and...
The Islanders and Penguins meet tonight on Long Island, with both teams fighting to turn in a full 60 minutes.
|- 1, NY Islanders Goal - Doug Weight (3), from Bill Guerin and Andy Hilbert at 16:23. Penalties - Maxime Talbot, Pittsburgh (slashing), 9:20.|
|- 2, Pittsburgh Goal - Tyler Kennedy (4), from Mike Zigomanis and Matt Cooke at 2:16. 3, NY Islanders Goal - Tim Jackman (1), from Doug Weight and Andy Sutton at 8:51. 4, NY Islanders Goal - Andy Hilbert (3), from Kyle Okposo and Andy Sutton at 14:30. 5, Pittsburgh Goal - Jordan Staal (2), from Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang at 16:01. Penalties - Brett Skinner, NY Islanders (hooking), 4:02; Doug Weight, NY Islanders (slashing), 6:37; Bill Guerin, NY Islanders (slashing), 16:39; Bruno Gervais, NY Islanders (slashing), 19:22.|
|- 6, Pittsburgh Goal - Tyler Kennedy 2 (5), from Alex Goligoski and Mike Zigomanis at 16:45. Penalties - Petr Sykora, Pittsburgh (hooking), 11:04.|
|- No scoring.|
|: D. Weight fails (Dany Sabourin)|
Penguins: scores ()
: B. Guerin fails (Dany Sabourin)
: M. Satan fails (Joey MacDonald)
: T. Hunter fails (Dany Sabourin)