Sorry Everyone for no recaps last week, was away from a computer most of the week
The Pittsburgh Penguins played the New York Islanders on Wednesday Night. Matt Murray would be the starting goalie for the Penguins. Thomas Greiss would be the starting goalie for the Islanders.Tom Sestito, Scott Wilson, and Steve Oleksy would be scratches for the Penguins. Alan Quine, Adam Pelech, and Jaroslav Halak would be scratches for the Islanders.
Conor Sheary would get called for high sticking at 9:39 of the 1st. Thomas Hickey would get called for interference at 12:13. Brock Nelson would get called for tripping at 17:34. Johnny Boychuk would score at 19:47 to give the Islanders a 1-0 lead. Josh Bailey and Brock Nelson would have the assists. The Penguins would have 9 shots to the Islanders 7.
Jason Chimera would score 2:10 into the 2nd to give the Islanders a 2-0 lead. Scott Mayfield and Anthony Beauvillier would get the assists. The Penguins would get called for too many men at 7:58. Jake Guentzel would serve the penalty. Matt Cullen would get called for delay of game at 7:58. Ian Cole would get called for delay of game at 10:28. Anders Lee would get called for hooking at 14:26. Casey Cizikas would score at 17:21 to make it 3-0. Scott Mayfield and Andrew Ladd with the assists. The Islanders would have 13 shots to Pittsburgh’s 11 in the 2nd.
Conor Sheary would score 32 seconds into the 3rd to make the game 3-1. Patric Hornqvist at Sidney Crosby would have the assists. Justin Schultz would score at 10:40 to make it a 3-2 game. Ian Cole with the lone assist. Casey Cizikas and Kris Letang would both get called for roughing at 11:08. Evgeni Malkin would tie the game up at 3-3 at 13:08. Brian Dumoulin and Sidney Crosby would get the assists. Anders Lee would score at 19:33 to give the Islanders a 4-3 lead. Thomas Hickey and Johnny Boychuk with the assists. Nikolay Kulemin would score an unassisted empty net goal at 19:36. Penguins would have 12 shots to the Islanders 10 in the 3rd.
The Penguins would gor 0 for 3 on the powerplay and kill all 4 penalties. Conor Sheary, Evgeni Malkin, and Justin Schultz would each have a goal. Sidney Crosby would have 2 assists. Patric Hornqvist and Brian Dumoulin would each have an assist. Matt Murray would make 25 saves on 29 shots. The Penguins currently sit 13-7-3 . The Penguins play the Dallas Stars on Thursday.