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Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Craig Adams (27) and (Credit: Kathy Kmonicek)

Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Craig Adams (27) and New York Islanders Michael Haley (59) fight during the first period of an NHL hockey game. (Feb. 11, 2011)

Islanders brawl with Penguins in ugly 9-3 win

The Islanders crushed the Penguins at Nassau Coliseum in a game that featured a combined 346 penalty minutes, a record for an Islanders game.

New York Islanders' Zenon Konopka (28) throws a
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New York Islanders' Zenon Konopka (28) throws a punch to Pittsburgh Penguins' Maxime Talbot (25) as he holds him down on the ice during the third period of an NHL hockey game. (Feb. 11, 2011)

New York Islanders defenseman Andrew MacDonald (47) and
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New York Islanders defenseman Andrew MacDonald (47) and Pittsburgh Penguins center Ryan Craig (23) battle for the puck as New York Islanders defenseman Radek Martinek (24) and New York Islanders goalie Mikko Koskinen (1) defend during the third period of an NHL hockey game. (Feb. 11, 2011)

New York Islanders left wing Matt Moulson (26),
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New York Islanders left wing Matt Moulson (26), John Tavares, Milan Jurcina and Andrew MacDonald (47) celebrate Moulson's second goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game. (Feb. 11, 2011)

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New York Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo (21)
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New York Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo (21) sticks Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang (58) in the face resulting in a fight between the two players during the third period of an NHL hockey game. (Feb. 11, 2011)

New York Islanders' Michael Haley fights with Pittsburgh
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New York Islanders' Michael Haley fights with Pittsburgh Penguins center Maxime Talbot (25) during the third period of an NHL hockey game. (Feb. 11, 2011)

After fighting with Pittsburgh Penguins center Maxime Talbot,
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After fighting with Pittsburgh Penguins center Maxime Talbot, New York Islanders' Michael Haley rolls his sleeves up and skates to Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Brent Johnson (1) to fight during the third period of an NHL hockey game. (Feb. 11, 2011)

New York Islanders' Michael Haley fights with Pittsburgh
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New York Islanders' Michael Haley fights with Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Brent Johnson (1) during the third period of an NHL hockey game. (Feb. 11, 2011)

New York Islanders left wing Matt Moulson, left,
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New York Islanders left wing Matt Moulson, left, Bruno Gervais (8) and Radek Martinek (24) celebrate Moulson's goal as Pittsburgh Penguins center Maxime Talbot (25) reacts during the second period of an NHL hockey game. (Feb. 11, 2011)

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Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Pascal Dupuis (9) is
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Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Pascal Dupuis (9) is slammed to the ice by New York Islanders center Josh Bailey (12) as Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Deryk Engelland (5) is pushed shoved aside by a referree during an eruption of fights in the second period of an NHL hockey game. (Feb. 11, 2011)

New York Islanders left wing Matt Moulson (26)
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New York Islanders left wing Matt Moulson (26) celebrates the first of his two goals during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. (Feb. 11, 2011)

New York Islanders left wing Matt Martin (17)
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New York Islanders left wing Matt Martin (17) leaps in the air as the puck shot by Islanders left wing Jesse Joensuu (58) heads towards the goal to score past Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Brent Johnson (1) during the first period of an NHL hockey game. (Feb. 11, 2011)

Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Craig Adams (27) and
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Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Craig Adams (27) and New York Islanders Michael Haley (59) fight during the first period of an NHL hockey game. (Feb. 11, 2011)

Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Brent Johnson (1) reacts after
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Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Brent Johnson (1) reacts after New York Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic scored during the first period of an NHL hockey game. (Feb. 11, 2011)

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New York Islanders' new goalie Al Montoya who
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New York Islanders' new goalie Al Montoya who was recently acquired from the Phoenix Coyotes is greeted by fans as he heads to the ice for warmups before the NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. (Feb. 11, 2011)

New York Islanders' new goalie Al Montoya who
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New York Islanders' new goalie Al Montoya who was recently acquired from the Phoenix Coyotes in the net during warmups before the NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. (Feb. 11, 2011)

New York Islanders' new goalie Al Montoya who
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New York Islanders' new goalie Al Montoya who was recently acquired from the Phoenix Coyotes during warmups before the NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. (Feb. 11, 2011)

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