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New York Islanders center Frans Nielsen (51) is (Credit: AP)

New York Islanders center Frans Nielsen (51) is checked into the boards by Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang (58) during the first period of a game in Pittsburgh. (March 10, 2013)

Penguins 6, Islanders 1

The Islanders fell to the Penguins, 6-1, Sunday in PIttsburgh.

Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz (14) fires
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Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz (14) fires his third goal of the game past Evgeni Nabokov (20). (March 10, 2013)

Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz (14) celebrates
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Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz (14) celebrates his third goal of the game with Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang (58) during the second period of a game against the Islanders in Pittsburgh. (March 10, 2013)

Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz (14) celebrates
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Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz (14) celebrates his third goal of the game with Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang (58), and Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) during the second period of a game against the Islanders. (March 10, 2013)

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Pittsburgh Penguins left wing James Neal (18) gets
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Pittsburgh Penguins left wing James Neal (18) gets past Andrew MacDonald (47) and gets off a slap shot for a goal past Evgeni Nabokov (20) in the second period of a game in Pittsburgh. (March 10, 2013)

Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz (14) skates
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Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz (14) skates among the hats and stuffed monkey promotions thrown on the ice in the second period after he picked up his third goal for the hat trick. (March 10, 2013)

Mark Streit (2) can't get a shot off
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Mark Streit (2) can't get a shot off between Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) and right wing Pascal Dupuis (9) during the first period of a game in Pittsburgh. (March 10, 2013)

Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz (14) celebrates
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Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz (14) celebrates his first of two goals in the first period with teammate James Neal (18) during a game against the Islanders. (March 10, 2013)

New York Islanders center Frans Nielsen (51) is
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New York Islanders center Frans Nielsen (51) is checked into the boards by Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang (58) during the first period of a game in Pittsburgh. (March 10, 2013)

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Travis Hamonic (3) knocks Pittsburgh Penguins right wing
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Travis Hamonic (3) knocks Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Pascal Dupuis (9) to the ice in the goal crease during the first period of a game in Pittsburgh. (March 10, 2013)

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