The Pittsburgh Penguins played the New York Islanders on Thursday Night. Marc-Andre Fleury got the start for the Penguins. Jaroslav Halak would start for the Islanders. Tom Sestito, Kris Letang, and Mike Condon would be scratches for the Penguins. Mathew Barzal, Nikolay Kulemin, and Thomas Greiss would be scratches for the Islanders.
John Tavares would get called for hooking 28 seconds into the game Patric Hornqvist would score on the powerplay 46 seconds into the game to give the Penguins a 1-0 lead. Sidney Crosby and Phil Kessel with the assists. Trevor Daley would get called for high sticking at 5:17. Cal Clutterbuck would get called for goaltender interference at 6:23. Casey Cizikas would get called for holding at 16:32. The islanders would out shoot the Penguins 15-12 in the first period.
David Warsofsky would get called for hooking at 5:04 of the 2nd.Travis Hamonic would score at 15:13 to tie the game at 1-1. Shane Prince and Brock Nelson with the assists. Marc-Andre Fleury would get called for tripping at 15:47.The penalty would be served by Tom Kuhnhackl. Evgeni Malkin would get called for holding at 19:52. The Islanders would out shoot the Penguins 17 -7 in the 2nd.
Ryan Strome would get called for high sticking 53 seconds into the 3rd. Chris Kunitz would get called for tripping at 2:00. Evgeni Malkin would score at 12:48 to give the Penguins a 2-1 lead. Phil Kessel and Chris Kunitz with with the assists. Evgeni Malkin would get called for tripping at 14:27. Shane Prince would tie the game at 2-2 on the powerplay at 15:38. Sidney Crosby would put the Penguins back on top 3-2 at 17:35. Scott Wilson and Justin Schultz. Andrew Ladd would get called for boarding at 17:52. Phil Kessel would make it 4-2 on the powerplay at 18:07. Evgeni Malkin and Trevor Daley with the assists.
Marc-Andre Fleury would make 35 saves on 37 shots. The Penguins would be 2 for 5 on the powerplay and kill 5 of 6 penalties. Phil Kessel would have a goal and 2 assists. Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby would have a goal and an assist. Patric Hornqvist would have a goal. Chris Kunitz, Scott Wilson, Justin Schultz, and Trevor Daley would each get an assist. The Penguins play @ Philadelphia on Saturday.