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Penguins vs. Islanders Game 2 Update: New York roars back, Kyle Okposo bloodies Matt Niskanen in first career fight

Apparently you do not open the Kyle Okposo door.

Charles Leclaire-US PRESSWIRE

Kyle Okposo was drafted with the hope of being a power forward, but to date he hasn't really done the whole "fight people" part of that job description.

Friday in Game 2 of the New York Islanders' playoff series with the Pittsburgh Penguins, he decided to try it out against Matt Niskanen:


It was Okposo's first NHL fight. Safe to say Niskanen got the worst of it:

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The Islanders scored to make it 3-2 right after the fight, and later tied it on Matt Martin's goal. For a game that looked like it was picking up right where the Penguins' Game 1 blowout left off, this has become a good, closely fought game.

The teams were tied at 3-3 going into the third period.

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