The Pittsburgh Penguins played the New York Islanders on Friday Night. Matt Murray would start for the Penguins. Jaroslav Halak would start for the Islanders. Tom Sestito, Steve Oleksy, and Patric Hornqvist would be scratches for the Penguins. Alan Quine, Scott Mayfield, Jean-Francois Berube would be scratches for the Islanders.
Ryan Strome would get called for interference at 7:07 of the 1st period. Brock Nelson would get called for charging at 14:39. Sidney Crosby would score on the powerplay to make it 1-0 Penguins. Kris Letang and Chris Kunitz with the assists. Evgeni Malkin would get called for roughing at 20:00. The Penguins outshot the Islanders 16 to 5 in the 1st period.
Brock Nelson would score on the powerplay at 1:51 of the 2nd to tie the game at 1-1. Ryan Strome and John Tavares would have the assists. Anthony Beauvillier would score on a penalty shot at 2:34 to make it 2-1 Islanders. Andrew Ladd would get called for high sticking at 6:03. The Penguins would get called for too many men on the ice at 10:02. Scott Wilson would serve the penalty.Trevor Daley would score at 13:55 to tie the game at 2-2. Phil Kessel and Chris Kunitz would have the assists. Anders Lee would get called for hooking at 16:55. The Islanders would out shoot the Penguins 11 to 4 in the 2nd.
Andrew Ladd would get called for hooking at 10:55 of the 3rd. No one would score in the period and the game would go to Overtime. The Penguins would out shoot the Islanders 14 to 5 in the 3rd. Kris Letang would score the OT winner at 1:24. Sidney Crosby would have the lone assist.
Matt Murray would make 20 saves on 22 shots. The Penguins would go 1 for 5 on the powerplay and 1 for 2 on the penalty kill. The Penguins are currently 11-4-2. The Penguins play the Sabres on Saturday.