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Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby celebrates after scoring during the second period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series against the Islanders. (May 9, 2013)

Game 5: Islanders vs. Penguins

The Islanders fell to a 3-2 series hole with a 4-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins Thursday in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at CONSOL Energy Center.

Evgeni Nabokov of the Islanders reacts after giving
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Evgeni Nabokov of the Islanders reacts after giving up a second period goal to Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins, not pictured, in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at Consol Energy Center. (May 9, 2013)

Douglas Murray of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates his
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Douglas Murray of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates his second period goal against the Islanders in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. (May 9, 2013)

Tyler Kennedy of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates his
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Tyler Kennedy of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates his second period goal against the Islanders in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. (May 9, 2013)

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Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins scores past
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Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins scores past Evgeni Nabokov of the Islanders in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. (May 9, 2013)

Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates his
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Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates his second period goal against the Islanders in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. (May 9, 2013)

Pittsburgh Penguins' Tyler Kennedy celebrates his breakaway goal
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Tyler Kennedy celebrates his breakaway goal in the second period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series against the Islanders. (May 9, 2013)

Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun stops a shot
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Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun stops a shot by Islanders' Michael Grabner during the first period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series. (May 9, 2013)

Kyle Okposo of the Islanders handles the puck
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Kyle Okposo of the Islanders handles the puck in front of Craig Adams of the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. (May 9, 2013)

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Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun stops a shot
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Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun stops a shot by Islanders' Brad Boyes during the first period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series. (May 9, 2013)

Douglas Murray of the Pittsburgh Penguins checks Matt
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Douglas Murray of the Pittsburgh Penguins checks Matt Moulson of the Islanders in front of Tomas Vokoun in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. (May 9, 2013)

Tomas Vokounof the Pittsburgh Penguins makes a kick
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Tomas Vokounof the Pittsburgh Penguins makes a kick save against the Islanders in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. (May 9, 2013)

Kris Letang of the Pittsburgh Penguins battles for
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Kris Letang of the Pittsburgh Penguins battles for the puck with Kyle Okposo of the Islanders in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. (May 9, 2013)

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby gets the puck past
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby gets the puck past Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov for a goal in the second period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series. (May 9, 2013)

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Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby celebrates after scoring during
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby celebrates after scoring during the second period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series against the Islanders. (May 9, 2013)

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby gets past Islanders' Thomas
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby gets past Islanders' Thomas Hickey on a breakaway for a goal in the second period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series. (May 9, 2013)

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby gets off a breakaway
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby gets off a breakaway shot for a goal past Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov in the second period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series. (May 9, 2013)

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