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A fan reacts as the Islanders play against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Nassau Coliseum. (March 22, 2013)

Islanders vs. Penguins

The Islanders fell to the Pittsburgh Penguins, 4-2, Friday at Nassau Coliseum.

Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins plays the
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Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins plays the puck in the second period against Travis Hamonic of the Islanders at Nassau Coliseum. (March 22, 2013)

Evgeni Nabokov of the Islanders makes a save
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Evgeni Nabokov of the Islanders makes a save in the second period against Pascal Dupuis of the Pittsburgh Penguins at Nassau Coliseum. (March 22, 2013)

Evgeni Nabokov of the Islanders makes a save
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Evgeni Nabokov of the Islanders makes a save in the second period against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Nassau Coliseum. (March 22, 2013)

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Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins skates with
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Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins skates with the puck against John Tavares of the Islanders at Nassau Coliseum. (March 22, 2013)

Mark Streit of the Islanders tries to skate
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Mark Streit of the Islanders tries to skate between Paul Martin and Brandon Sutter of the Pittsburgh Penguins at Nassau Coliseum. (March 22, 2013)

The Pittsburgh Penguins celebrate a third period goal
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The Pittsburgh Penguins celebrate a third period goal scored by Brandon Sutter #16 as John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders skates off the ice at Nassau Coliseum on Friday, March 22, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac)

The Pittsburgh Penguins celebrate a third-period goal scored
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The Pittsburgh Penguins celebrate a third-period goal scored by Brandon Sutter as John Tavares of the Islanders skates off the ice at Nassau Coliseum. (March 22, 2013)

Paul Martin of the Pittsburgh Penguins defends against
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Paul Martin of the Pittsburgh Penguins defends against Mark Streit of the Islanders at Nassau Coliseum. (March 22, 2013)

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A fan reacts as the Islanders play against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Nassau Coliseum. (March 22, 2013)

Brad Boyes of the Islanders plays the puck
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Brad Boyes of the Islanders plays the puck against Brooks Orpik of the Pittsburgh Penguins at Nassau Coliseum. (March 22, 2013)

Frans Nielsen of the Islanders celebrates a first-period
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Frans Nielsen of the Islanders celebrates a first-period goal scored past Tomas Vokoun and Dustin Jeffrey of the Pittsburgh Penguins by teammate Mark Streit, not pictured), at Nassau Coliseum. (March 22, 2013)

John Tavares of the Islanders to stuff the
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John Tavares of the Islanders to stuff the puck past Tomas Vokoun and Paul Martin of the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first period at Nassau Coliseum. (March 22, 2013)

Matt Martin of the Islanders fights Craig Adams
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Matt Martin of the Islanders fights Craig Adams of the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first period at Nassau Coliseum. (March 22, 2013)

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Matt Martin of the Islanders fights Craig Adams
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Matt Martin of the Islanders fights Craig Adams of the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first period at Nassau Coliseum. (March 22, 2013)

Travis Hamonic of the Islanders defends against Sidney
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Travis Hamonic of the Islanders defends against Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first period at Nassau Coliseum. (March 22, 2013)

Travis Hamonic of the Islanders defends against Sidney
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Travis Hamonic of the Islanders defends against Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first period at Nassau Coliseum. (March 22, 2013)

Travis Hamonic of the Islanders defends against Sidney
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Travis Hamonic of the Islanders defends against Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first period at Nassau Coliseum. (March 22, 2013)

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