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Final: Penguins 4, Islanders 2

By Dejan Kovacevic | Trib Total Media

Looking ahead to faceoff …

Game: Penguins (23-8) vs. New York Islanders (13-13-3)

Time: 7:08 p.m.

Site: Nassau County Coliseum, Uniondale, N.Y.

TV, radio: Root Sports, MSG Plus (New York), WXDX-FM 105.9

Here is the official live box score.

Here is TribLIVE’s Penguins page. Josh Yohe is hoofing it across the big lot to the old barn.

Author: Dejan Kovacevic

Dejan Kovacevic, a lifelong Pittsburgher, is an award-winning sports columnist for Trib Total Media covering the Steelers, Penguins, Pirates, Pitt and, recently, his fourth Olympics in Sochi, Russia. He also appears on WPXI-TV's 'Subway Final Word’ and hosts a weekly show on TribLIVE Radio. For 2011, he was named one of the country's top four columnists by the AP Sports Editors. For 2012, he was named one of the country's top three columnists by the National Headliners. For 2013, he was named the state's top columnist by the Keystone Press Awards and top columnist in Western Pennsylvania by the Golden Quills.


  1. JaxBuc says:

    Tyler Kennedy? Just sayin’

  2. Sarah says:

    Hope the pens continue aggressive PK and pressure the puck carrier both in and out of the zone. And they continue with defensively responsible play in their own end.

  3. Dave G says:

    Tonight’s game is also on NHL Network

  4. MadTurk says:

    Man they look terrible, FIRE them all :-)

  5. Pucknutz says:

    12:53 1st shot ! Strange Days!

  6. Sarah says:

    Yikes crappy start….
    And no that wasn’t “FIRE BYLSMA”

    It was “yikes, crappy start”

  7. Sarah says:


  8. J Walter Weatherman says:

    Are they hoping the Islanders wear themselves out? Really fortunate to only be down by one goal. Could’ve had some penalties called on them too. Just need to keep this close going into the 3rd.

  9. J Walter Weatherman says:

    The only way Glass scores a goal this year is a deflection off his body. He may as well not even carry a hockey stick – he can hit without it.

  10. MadTurk says:

    Hopefully against the other team.

  11. Pucknutz says:

    Really outta sync- nothin clickin- have not seen this in a while.
    I have not posted a “Go Pens” yet tonight maybe thats it! LOL
    OK I done it , maybe get the voodoo hoodo workin!

  12. Pucknutz says:

    ps.Kennedy out- maybe they fired him, Hmmmmm.
    Just kidding.

  13. J Walter Weatherman says:

    Good clarification. Speaking of own goals, I see that Jordan Staal still has no touch. One of his patented laser passes ended up in his own empty net on delayed penalty call last night. Brodeur gets credit for goal.

  14. MadTurk says:

    Yes saw that it was posted here a couple of times. Check one of the morning threads for the video.

  15. MadTurk says:

    Sounds like a ticket for a win.

  16. Sarah says:

    What a backhand pass! Good gracious….

  17. Drew71 says:

    If they keep this up, they’re NEVER gonna get this guy fired.

    Go Pens

  18. Sarah says:


  19. Georgetown loses!! Now Pitt doesn’t have to feel too bad. They only lost to a #9 team that was a mirror image of themselves. Georgetown was a #2 losing to #15! Ha Ha Ha!! Let’s go Pens. Get another goal to gets some breathing room.

  20. J Walter Weatherman says:

    More brilliance from Orpik.

  21. Eric Bowser says:

    11 in a row for Pens, I hear their coach sucks….

  22. Eric Bowser says:

    Abysmal 1st period and Pens comeback to win from 1-0 and 2-1 deficits to beat the lowly Islanders 4-2.

    Another solid performance by Martin and Sutter.

    Great work by Vokoun

  23. J Walter Weatherman says:

    Playing much better defense. Unreal how much better Paul Martin is this year. Vokoun looked shaky at times with his glove, but got the job done.

  24. Pucknutz says:

    +1 Eric LOL

  25. Pucknutz says:

    Bennet looked pretty good too!

  26. Drew71 says:

    From a sports perspective, something historic is happening here.

  27. Eric Bowser says:

    Joe Vitale scored, I thought CNN would break into their telecast to report the news about the 4th line scoring again.

    Maybe that happens when Tanner Glass scores…

  28. MadTurk says:

    Dang who you going to fire now?

    Trevor Smith looked pretty good as well. not afraid to get in the corners and fight for the puck.

  29. Eric Bowser says:

    Premature crowing about Bylsma’s job status until we see how the team and he perform in the playoffs.

    Things are going great right now. He made some adjustments, we’ll see how it finishes and if they play well in the playoffs and make it out of the first round, I’ll gladly eat crow.

  30. MadTurk says:

    With Bylsma and Dixon the grass is green, it’s not always on the other side.

    I would rather have someone get me to the promise land. Once there, it is up to me to own it and make something of it..

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