Live Updates - Islanders at Penguins - Game 1

Wednesday, 05.1.2013 / 7:15 PM ET / News
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Live Updates - Islanders at Penguins - Game 1
Running feed of Wednesday\'s Game 1 between the New York Islanders and Pittsburgh Penguins

Live Updates
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals Game 1
Islanders at Penguins

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 7:30 p.m. - CONSOL Energy Center - Pittsburgh, PA

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Pre-Game:
Evgeni Nabokov and Marc-Andre Fleury going head-to-head tonight. Sidney Crosby is not cleared to play, after suffering an injury when these two teams met on March 30.

1st Period
1:40: Brian Strait takes the game's first penalty for interference. First power play of the night.

3:05: Nabokov goes down to the ice after taking a Jarome Iginla slap shot. Looked like it caught him in the mask at full speed.

3:12: Nabokov with a great save on a tipped Kris Letang shot. Jussi Jokinen redirected it but Nabokov held on. Pittsburgh's power play is always entertaining.

4:30: Beau Bennett gives the Penguins an early lead. Took the puck in, and from a hard angle found a sliver of room over Nabokov and banked it in off the cross-bar. 1-0 Penguins on the power play. Evgeni Malkin with the assist.

5:14: Casey Cizikas just almost evened things up on a rebound opportunity in front, but Fleury dove to make the second save.

13:23: Islanders can't clear a puck off a crazy scramble, and Pascal Dupuis is the beneficiary, scoring to make it 2-0. Jarome Iginla and Craig Adams had chances before that.

15:01: Matt Moulson draws an interference minor on Matt Cooke, and the Isles have a big chance to get back in this one.

17:01: Still 2-0 Penguins.

19:16: Mark Streit gets called for holding, and the Penguins go back to the man advantage.

End 1st: PIT 2 NYI 0. Shots: NYI 8 PIT 13.

2nd Period
1:19: Penguins up 3-0 after a Letang PPG, right after a two-man advantage became a one-man advantage. Letang took his time and wristed one through Andrew MacDonald and Nabokov. Now we're back to even strength.

1:51: Another quick one from Dupuis, and Kevin Poulin will come in to make his playoff debut. Dupuis deflected a point shot and got his own rebound, with no defensive help in front. 4-0 Penguins.

7:00: Poulin just made a nice stop on Paul Martin's wraparound attempt and covered up.

13:07: Tanner Glass sneaks sneaks one through the five-hole and makes it 5-0 from a hard angle.

End 2nd: PIT 5 NYI 0. Shots: NYI 18 PIT 21. With a Pittsburgh penalty coming late, the Islanders will have 1:52 of power play time to start the third.

3rd Period
1:50: Fleury makes a nice sliding save on Frans Nielsen toward the tail end of a power play.

3:04: Douglas Murray goes away for holding, and the Isles will go to the man advantage again.

9:44: Poulin with a big save on Craig Adams rebound.

17:50: After a collision between Marty Reasoner and Jussi Jokinen, it looks like Reasoner is going away. He'll get two for tripping, a five-minute major for kneeing and a game misconduct. Jokinen looked a little shaken up after the hit. Islanders coaching staff not thrilled about that call. They'll play out the string with a Penguins power play.

SCHEDULE

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - MTL 77 47 22 8 203 174 102
2 x - NYR 75 47 21 7 228 177 101
3 x - TBL 77 47 23 7 249 201 101
4 PIT 76 42 23 11 210 190 95
5 NYI 77 45 27 5 235 215 95
6 DET 75 40 23 12 220 206 92
7 WSH 76 41 25 10 223 188 92
8 BOS 76 38 25 13 201 196 89
9 OTT 75 37 26 12 218 203 86
10 FLA 76 35 26 15 190 207 85
11 PHI 76 30 29 17 198 219 77
12 CBJ 75 36 35 4 207 232 76
13 NJD 76 31 33 12 168 194 74
14 CAR 75 28 36 11 174 204 67
15 TOR 76 28 42 6 198 244 62
16 BUF 76 21 47 8 148 255 50

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 77 34 43 -2 77
R. Strome 76 16 32 20 48
K. Okposo 55 16 31 -11 47
F. Nielsen 76 14 28 8 42
B. Nelson 77 19 22 7 41
A. Lee 71 23 16 10 39
J. Bailey 65 15 23 3 38
J. Boychuk 67 8 25 9 33
N. Leddy 73 10 21 14 31
T. Hamonic 67 5 26 16 31
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 36 16 2 .913 2.42
C. Johnson 8 8 1 .889 3.08

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