Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Islanders – Round 1:Game #2 – Game Recap

Pittsburgh Penguins (0-1) v. New York Islanders (1-0)

 

Game Recap:

Isles come to life in the third period to steal yet another game from Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins. Huge game from Jordan Eberle once again. Robin Lehner is showing why he should be in consideration for the Vezina this season. This series will resume in Pittsburgh for Game 3.

Lineups:

Pittsburgh

Jake Guentzel- Sidney Crosby- Bryan Rust

Jared McCann-Evgeni Malkin- Patric Hornqvist

Dominik Simon-Nick Bjugstad- Phil Kessel

Zach Aston-Reese – Matt Cullen – Scott Wilson

Brian Dumoulin- Kris Letang

Olli Maatta- Justin Schultz

Marcus Pettersson-Erik Gudbranson

 

Matt Murray

Casey DeSmith

Scratches: none

Injuries: Chad Ruhwedel (Upper Body)

Suspension: None

 

New York Islanders:

Anders Lee – Matthew Barzal – Jordan Eberle

Josh Bailey – Brock Nelson – Tom Kuhnhackl

Anthony Beauvillier – Valtteri Filppula – Leo Komarov

Matt Martin – Casey Cizikas – Cal Clutterbuck

 

Nick Leddy – Johnny Boychuk

Adam Pelech – Ryan Pulock

Devon Toews – Scott Mayfield

 

Robin Lehner

Thomas Greiss

 

Scratched: None

Injuries: Andrew Ladd

Suspension: None

GameDay:

 

 

 

First Period:

Pittsburgh Penalty – 5:51 – Evgeni Malkin, 2 minutes for Hooking

Pittsburgh Penalty – 8:23 – Evgeni Malkin, 2 minutes for High Sticking

New York Penalty – 8:23 – Leo Komarov, 2 minutes for Roughing

Pittsburgh Penalty – 13:38 – Jack Johnson, 2 minutes for High Sticking

Pittsburgh Penalty – 15:47 – Jack Johnson, 2 minutes for Interference

New York Penalty – 16:42 – Anders Lee, 2 minutes for Hooking

End of 1st – PIT – 0       NYI – 0

Shots              7                11

Faceoffs        6/25          19/25

Hits               11                 11

PP                 0/1                 0/3

 

 

 

Second Period:

Pittsburgh Penalty – 3:25 – Sidney Crosby, 2 minutes for Hooking

Pittsburgh Penalty – 4:31 – Erik Gudbranson, 2 minutes for High Sticking

Pittsburgh Goal – 10:32 – Erik Gudbranson (1) assisted by Evgeni Malkin (2)

New York Goal – 13:25 – Anthony Beauvillier (1) assisted by Matthew Barzal (2) and Jordan Eberle (2)

 

End of 2nd – PIT- 1        NYI- 1

Shots               18                 23

Faceoffs        16/39           23/39

Hits                 25                  30

PP                   0/2                  0/5

Third Period:

New York Goal – 7:54 – Jordan Eberle (2) assisted by Matthew Barzal (2) and JJohnny Boychuk (1)

Pittsburgh Penalty – 9:50 – Patric Hornqvist, 2 minutes for Tripping

New York PP Goal – 11:38 – Josh Bailey (2) assisted by Anders Lee (2) and Devon Toews (2)

 

End of 3rd – PIT – 1         NYI – 3

Shots              33                   34

Faceoffs      24/57             33/57

Hits               36                     41

PP                 0/2                    1/6

 

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