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New York Islanders vs. Pittsburgh Penguins [Game #21 thread]

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Pittsburgh Penguins v New York Islanders
Here we go again...
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The Islanders close out Penguins February with the second half of a back-to-back at home.

Saturday night was...too familiar: Well-played by and large, but too many penalties for comfort, and an opportunity to win turned into an extra-time loss.

So this will be the sixth meeting, and they have been costly. Though the Islanders have fetched four points from the first five (1-2-2), the Penguins have amassed twice that, 8 out of 10 points with their 4-1 record in this series. Yes, points of any kind are priority one, but a regulation win would help rebalance the ledger.

As expected, with the back-to-back the Islanders will give Ilya Sorokin a turn, his first since his shutout of the Sabres. The Penguins will do the same, starting Casey DeSmith.

Also, Cal Clutterbuck will remain out.