How to Watch the NY Islanders vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (5/16/21) -- Stanley Cup Playoffs (Game 1) | Channel, Stream, Time
The Stanley Cup Playoffs are here, and after the Washington Capitals and Boston Bruins kickstarted the MassMutal East Division playoffs on Saturday, it is time for the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Islanders to begin their best-of-seven series. Since the trade deadline on April 12, the Islanders have one of the worst records in hockey, going 5-6-3. Watch the Stanley Cup Playoffs on FuboTV (7-day free trial)The Penguins have written a complete opposite story. Through their first 11 games of the season, Pittsburgh was 20th in the league. What: NHL PlayoffsWho: (4) New York Islanders vs. (1) Pittsburgh PenguinsWhen: Sunday, May 16Time: 12:00 PM ETWhere: PPG Paints Arena (Pittsburgh, Penn.)mlive.com
Kapanen scores twice; Pens welcome back fans with 5-2 win
Kapanen scored two goals and the Penguins defeated the Flyers 5-2 on Tuesday night. Penguins’ players raised their sticks and saluted the fans in attendance following the win. Following a scoreless first period, Farabee and Kapanen scored 1:07 apart to open the second period. The Flyers will welcome fans back to the Wells Fargo Center on Sunday against Washington. The Penguins scored three goals and outshot the Flyers 13-3 to start the second period.
Crosby plays 1,000th game as Penguins top Islanders 3-2
Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby, center, poses with Evgeni Malkin, left, and Kris Letang during a ceremony honoring his 1000th NHL hockey game with the team before an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders, Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)PITTSBURGH – Sidney Crosby had two assists in his 1,000th NHL game, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the New York Islanders 3-2 on Saturday night. Crosby became the 25th active skater to play in his 1,000th game. Crosby entered his 1,000th game with the eighth-most points in NHL history through 1,000 games. 87 jersey to recognize their captain before his 1,000th NHL game.
'Insatiable' Crosby hungry as ever as 1,000th game arrives
On the eve of his franchise-record 1000th regular season game, the superstar looks just as dangerous as ever, with no end in sight. Crosby will cross another milestone Saturday night when he becomes the first Penguin to play in 1,000 regular-season games. Ad“He’s not ready to relinquish the best player in the game attribute or that he’s carried here for a decade-plus,” Sullivan said. The idea of Crosby playing with regularity again — let alone getting to 1,000 games — seemed improbable at best. AdStill, despite the constant setbacks, Crosby remained committed to both the short game and the long one.
Penguins warily carry on after GM Rutherford's abrupt exit
Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) gets a shot past Washington Capitals goaltender Vitek Vanecek (41) for an overtime goal in an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. More than 15 years in the NHL has taught the Pittsburgh Penguins longtime captain that it's simply part of the business. Having the architect who put together a roster that led the Penguins to consecutive Stanley Cups resign without warning is another. Ad“I think there’s some great people here that will continue to do good work,” Crosby said. Crosby arrived with the top pick in the 2005 draft, and Allvin joined the Penguins as a scout in 2006.
Guentzel's winner lifts Penguins by Capitals 4-3 in shootout
DeSmith figured Ovechkin would try to fire one past him rather than deke his way to the net. DeSmith stayed upright as Ovechkin closed in and felt the familiar smack of rubber hitting him and not the net. “I thought our guys played hard in the second and third against a really good team,” Penguins coach Mike Sullivan said. While Sullivan remains confident Jarry will be fine, he turned to DeSmith to help get Pittsburgh going. Washington went 1 for 4 on the power play, a tap-in goal by Backstrom in the second that gave the Capitals a 3-2 lead.
Red Wings fall to Penguins, 5-3, lose 11th straight
The Red Wings were penalized for having too many men on the ice shortly thereafter and John Marino sealed the victory with an empty-net goal. The rebuilding Red Wings have lost 11 in a row, their longest losing streak since dropping a franchise-record 14 consecutive games during the 1981-82 season. NOTES: Rust played in his second straight game after missing three in a row with a lower-body injury. ... Malkin entered the game with 26 points in 18 games against the Red Wings. Red Wings: Play at Winnipeg on Tuesday night.
Pens rally to win 4-3 in OT, ending Isles' 10-game streak
Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Bryan Rust celebrates after scoring a goal against the New York Islanders during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)NEW YORK, NY Bryan Rust scored his second goal of the game in overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied past the Islanders 4-3 on Thursday night in Brooklyn to end New York's 10-game winning streak. Jared McCann had a goal and two assists, and Evgeni Malkin also scored for the Penguins. Rust took the puck from Islanders center Brock Nelson behind the net and scored on a wraparound 3:25 into the extra session. It was his second goal of the season in five games.