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NHL Eastern Conference quarterfinal Game 1: Islanders vs. Penguins

The Islanders defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins, 4-3, in overtime, in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series to start the Stanley Cup playoffs on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Mike Galligan of Garden City and Keith McGaughey
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Islanders fans Mike Galligan of Garden City and Keith McGaughey of Yaphank have their Stanley Cups ready outside at the tailgate during Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Christopher J. Flanagan age 9 of Mahopac, NY
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Christopher J. Flanagan, 9, of Mahopac, N.Y. , is all ready to win the Stanley Cup outside at the tailgate during Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

The Islanders mascot Sparky the Dragon is outside
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Islanders mascot Sparky the Dragon is outside at the tailgate during Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live’s Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders right wing Tom Kuhnhackl (14) battles in
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Islanders right wing Tom Kuhnhackl battles in the goal with Penguins goaltender Matt Murray during the first period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders right wing Cal Clutterbuck (15) skates up
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Islanders right wing Cal Clutterbuck skates up against Penguins center Sidney Crosby during the first period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders left wing Anders Lee (27) battles on
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Islanders left wing Anders Lee battles on the boards withPenguins defenseman Brian Dumoulin during the first period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders left wing Anders Lee (27) battles on
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Islanders left wing Anders Lee battles on the boards with Penguins defenseman Brian Dumoulin during the first period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders right wing Jordan Eberle (7) takes the
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Islanders right wing Jordan Eberle takes the shot and scores on Penguins goaltender Matt Murray during the first period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders right wing Jordan Eberle (7) celebrates after
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Islanders right wing Jordan Eberle celebrates after he takes the shot and scores on Penguins goaltender Matt Murray (30) during the first period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders right wing Jordan Eberle (7) celebrates after
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Islanders right wing Jordan Eberle celebrates after he takes the shot and scores on Penguins goaltender Matt Murray during the first period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders right wing Jordan Eberle (7) takes the
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Islanders right wing Jordan Eberle takes the shot as Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta and goaltender Matt Murray defend during the first period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders right wing Tom Kuhnhackl (14) and Islanders
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Islanders right wing Tom Kuhnhackl and Islanders center Brock Nelson check Penguins defenseman Brian Dumoulin behind the goal during the first period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders left wing Anders Lee (27) battles in
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Islanders left wing Anders Lee battles in the crease with Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta as Penguins goaltender Matt Murray is in goal during the first period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders center Casey Cizikas gets tripped by Penguins
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Islanders center Casey Cizikas gets tripped by Penguins defenseman Marcus Pettersson during the first period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy (2) and Penguins defenseman
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Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy and Penguins defenseman Chad Ruhwedel battle during the first period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders right wing Jordan Eberle (7) celebrates with
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Islanders right wing Jordan Eberle celebrates with teammate Mathew Barzal after he scores against Penguins goaltender Matt Murray during the first period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders right wing Jordan Eberle (7) scores the
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Islanders right wing Jordan Eberle scores the goal against Penguins goaltender Matt Murray during the first period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy (2) and Penguins defenseman
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Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy and Penguins defenseman Chad Ruhwedel battle during the first period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy (2) and Penguins defenseman
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Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy and Penguins defenseman Chad Ruhwedel battle during the first period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders right wing Jordan Eberle celebrates with teammates
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Islanders right wing Jordan Eberle celebrates with teammates  Anders Lee and Ryan Pulock after he scores against Penguins goaltender Matt Murray during the first period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders center Brock Nelson scores the power-play goal
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Islanders center Brock Nelson scores a power-play goal on Penguins goaltender Matt Murray and defenseman Brian Dumoulin during the first period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders center Brock Nelson (29) scores the power
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Islanders center Brock Nelson scores a power-play goal on Penguins goaltender Matt Murray and Penguins defenseman Brian Dumoulin during the first period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders center Brock Nelson celebrates after he scores
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Islanders center Brock Nelson celebrates after he scores a power-play goal on Penguins goaltender Matt Murray during the first period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders center Mathew Barzal (13) gets after the
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Islanders center Mathew Barzal gets after the puck as he is chased by Penguins center Nick Bjugstad  during the first period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders center Casey Cizikas (53) battles along the
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Islanders center Casey Cizikas battles along the boards with Penguins left wing Jake Guentzel during the first period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders defenseman Scott Mayfield (24) battles with Penguins
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Islanders defenseman Scott Mayfield battles with Penguins center Evgeni Malkin and Penguins right wing Phil Kessel in the crease during the second period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders right wing Cal Clutterbuck (15) battles for
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Islanders right wing Cal Clutterbuck battles for the puck with Penguins center Nick Bjugstad and center Jared McCann during the second period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders goaltender Robin Lehner (40) eyes the puck
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Islanders goaltender Robin Lehner eyes the puck as Penguins center Sidney Crosby shoots as he is defended by Islanders defenseman Scott Mayfield during the second period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders goaltender Robin Lehner (40) during the second
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Islanders goaltender Robin Lehner looks on during the second period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Penguins on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders goaltender Robin Lehner (40) grabs the save
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Islanders goaltender Robin Lehner grabs the save as Penguins center Sidney Crosby takes the shot during the second period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders goaltender Robin Lehner (40) checks Penguins center
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Islanders goaltender Robin Lehner watches Penguins center Sidney Crosby during the second period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders goaltender Robin Lehner (40) grabs the save
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Islanders goaltender Robin Lehner grabs the save as Penguins center Evgeni Malkin takes the shot during the second period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders defenseman Ryan Pulock (6) and Penguins center
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Islanders defenseman Ryan Pulock and Penguins center Sidney Crosby battle during the second period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders defenseman Scott Mayfield (24) battles with Penguins
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Islanders defenseman Scott Mayfield battles with Penguins center Evgeni Malkin and right wing Phil Kessel in the crease during the second period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders right wing Cal Clutterbuck (15) is checked
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Islanders right wing Cal Clutterbuck is checked into the boards by Penguins center Sidney Crosby during the second period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders right wing Josh Bailey celebrates his winning
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Islanders right wing Josh Bailey celebrates his winning goal during overtime in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders center Mathew Barzal (13) celebrates after the
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Islanders center Mathew Barzal celebrates after the winning goal on Penguins goaltender Matt Murray during overtime in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders right wing Josh Bailey (12) celebrates his
Credit: Jim McIsaac

Islanders right wing Josh Bailey celebrates his winning goal with teammate Adam Pelech during overtime in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders right wing Josh Bailey (12) celebrates his
Credit: Jim McIsaac

Islanders right wing Josh Bailey celebrates his winning goal with teammate Adam Pelech during overtime in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders right wing Josh Bailey (12) celebrates his
Credit: Jim McIsaac

Islanders right wing Josh Bailey (12) celebrates his winning goal during overtime in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders right wing Josh Bailey (12) celebrates his
Credit: Jim McIsaac

Islanders right wing Josh Bailey celebrates his winning goal with teammate Adam Pelech during overtime in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders right wing Josh Bailey (12) celebrates his
Credit: Jim McIsaac

Islanders right wing Josh Bailey celebrates his winning goal during overtime in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders right wing Josh Bailey (12) celebrates his
Credit: Jim McIsaac

Islanders right wing Josh Bailey celebrates his winning goal during overtime in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders right wing Josh Bailey (12) celebrates his
Credit: Jim McIsaac

Islanders right wing Josh Bailey celebrates his winning goal with teammates during overtime in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders right wing Josh Bailey (12) celebrates his
Credit: Jim McIsaac

Islanders right wing Josh Bailey celebrates his winning goal with teammates during overtime in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders right wing Josh Bailey (12) celebrates his
Credit: Jim McIsaac

Islanders right wing Josh Bailey celebrates his winning goal with teammates= Adam Pelech during overtime in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders right wing Josh Bailey (12) celebrates his
Credit: Jim McIsaac

Islanders right wing Josh Bailey celebrates his winning goal with teammates during overtime in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders goaltender Robin Lehner (40) and Islanders center
Credit: Jim McIsaac

Islanders goaltender Robin Lehner and Islanders center Casey Cizikas defend against Penguins center Sidney Crosby during Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders left wing Matt Martin (17) takes the
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Islanders left wing Matt Martin takes the shot on Penguins goaltender Matt Murray during the third period in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Islanders left wing Matt Martin (17) takes the
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Islanders left wing Matt Martin takes the shot on Penguins goaltender Matt Murray during the third period in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

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