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John Tavares is defended by Zach Boychuk of (Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

John Tavares is defended by Zach Boychuk of the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first period of a game at Nassau Coliseum. (Feb. 5, 2013)

Penguins 4, Islanders 2

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

Marty Reasoner faces off with Sidney Crosby of
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Marty Reasoner faces off with Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins during the second period of a game at Nassau Coliseum. (Feb. 5, 2013)

Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins lays on
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Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins lays on the ice after being hit in the face by a puck as Evgeni Malkin assists him during the second period of a game against the Islanders. (Feb. 5, 2013)

Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins skates during
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Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins skates during the second period of a game against the Islanders. (Feb. 5, 2013)

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Mark Streit controls the puck behind the net
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Mark Streit controls the puck behind the net during a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. (Feb. 5, 2013)

Evgeni Nabokov makes a save on a shot
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Evgeni Nabokov makes a save on a shot attempt by Chris Kunitz of the Pittsburgh Penguins during the second period of a game at Nassau Coliseum. (Feb. 5, 2013)

Andrew MacDonald controls the puck during a game
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Andrew MacDonald controls the puck during a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. (Feb. 5, 2013)

The Pittsburgh Penguins celebrate a goal against theIslanders
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The Pittsburgh Penguins celebrate a goal against theIslanders as Evgeni Nabokov watches during the second period. (Feb. 5, 2013)

Brad Boyes controls the puck ahead of Matt
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Brad Boyes controls the puck ahead of Matt Cooke of the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first period of a game at Nassau Coliseum. (Feb. 5, 2013)

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Marc-Andre Fleury of the Pittsburgh Penguins stands on
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Marc-Andre Fleury of the Pittsburgh Penguins stands on the ice during a game against the Islanders. (Feb. 5, 2013)

Evgeni Nabokov watches James Neal of the Pittsburgh
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Evgeni Nabokov watches James Neal of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrate his goal with teammates during the first period of a game at Nassau Coliseum. (Feb. 5, 2013)

Evgeni Nabokov watches the puck go into the
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Evgeni Nabokov watches the puck go into the net off of a shot by James Neal of the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first period of a game at Nassau Coliseum. (Feb. 5, 2013)

James Neal of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates his
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James Neal of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates his goal against the Islanders. (Feb. 5, 2013)

Kyle Okposo shoots the puck as Simon Despres
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Kyle Okposo shoots the puck as Simon Despres of the Pittsburgh Penguins tries to defend him. (Feb. 5, 2013)

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Brad Boyes tries to control the puck in
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Brad Boyes tries to control the puck in front of Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury during the first period of a game at Nassau Coliseum. (Feb. 5, 2013)

John Tavares battles for possession of the puck
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John Tavares battles for possession of the puck with Brooks Orpik of the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first period of a game at Nassau Coliseum. (Feb. 5, 2013)

Michael Grabner hits the ice while skating during
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Michael Grabner hits the ice while skating during a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. (Feb. 5, 2013)

John Tavares is defended by Zach Boychuk of
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John Tavares is defended by Zach Boychuk of the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first period of a game at Nassau Coliseum. (Feb. 5, 2013)

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