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Matt Cooke of the Pittsburgh Penguins misses a deflection as Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro reaches out to make the save at the Nassau Coliseum. (Dec. 29, 2010)

Islanders 2, Penguins 1

The Islanders pulled off a 2-1 upset against a red-hot Sidney Crosby and the Penguins. The Isles kicked it off with a Josh Bailey goal 34 seconds into first period play. Goal No. 2 came from Pa Parenteau in the shoot out.

Andrew MacDonald of the Islanders defends against Sidney
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Andrew MacDonald of the Islanders defends against Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins, Wednesday. (Dec. 29, 2010)

Josh Bailey of the New York Islanders celebrates
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Josh Bailey of the New York Islanders celebrates his second period goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Wednesday. (Dec. 29, 2010)

Chris Conner of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates his
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Chris Conner of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates his second period goal with his teammates as Matt Martin of the New York Islanders looks on, Wednesday. (Dec. 29, 2010)

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Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz sends New
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Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz sends New York Islanders center P.A. Parenteau flying to the ice in the first period at Nassau Coliseum. (Dec. 29, 2010)

Rick DiPietro of the New York Islanders makes
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Rick DiPietro of the New York Islanders makes a save against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Wednesday. (Dec. 29, 2010)

Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins is stopped
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Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins is stopped in the first period by Rick DiPietro and Andrew MacDonald of the New York Islanders, Wednesday. (Dec. 29, 2010)

Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins collides with
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Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins collides with John Tavares of the New York Islanders, Wednesday. (Dec. 29, 2010)

Deryk Engelland of the Pittsburgh Penguins hits Blake
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Deryk Engelland of the Pittsburgh Penguins hits Blake Comeau of the Islanders at the Nassau Coliseum. (Dec. 29, 2010)

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Matt Cooke of the Pittsburgh Penguins misses a
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Matt Cooke of the Pittsburgh Penguins misses a deflection as Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro reaches out to make the save at the Nassau Coliseum. (Dec. 29, 2010)

Matt Cooke of the Pittsburgh Penguins collides with
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Matt Cooke of the Pittsburgh Penguins collides with Jack Hillen of the Islanders at the Nassau Coliseum. (Dec. 29, 2010)

Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro sets up to block
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Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro sets up to block a shot as defenseman Mark Eaton inserts his stick to block a shot by Pittsburgh Penguins center Mark Letestu in the first period at Nassau Coliseum. (Dec. 29, 2010)

Matt Moulson and John Tavares of the Islanders
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Matt Moulson and John Tavares of the Islanders check Maxime Talbot of the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Nassau Coliseum. (Dec. 29, 2010)

Pittsburgh Penguins fans sport mustaches to support their
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Pittsburgh Penguins fans sport mustaches to support their team during a game against the Islanders at the Nassau Coliseum. (Dec. 29, 2010)

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Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins takes the
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Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins takes the shot against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Coliseum. (Dec. 29, 2010)

Deryk Engelland of the Pittsburgh Penguins hits Blake
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Deryk Engelland of the Pittsburgh Penguins hits Blake Comeau of the Islanders at the Nassau Coliseum. (Dec. 29, 2010)

Rick DiPietro of the New York Islanders makes
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Rick DiPietro of the New York Islanders makes the stop against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Nassau Coliseum. (Dec. 29, 2010)

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