Penguins rout Islanders 9-2

 

Petr Sykora scored a hat trick for the first time in his career, ending the longest streak in NHL history without a hat trick by a player who had at least two goals in a game and Pascal Dupuis also netted a hat trick as the Penguins beat the New York Islanders 9-2 Thursday night at Mellon Arena. Pittsburgh 8-2 in its last ten games against the New York Islanders, halted a three game losing straight as they head into a divisional showdown Saturday afternoon against the Philadelphia Flyers. Evgeni Malkin, Philippe Boucher, and Miroslav Satan also scored for the Penguins. Malkin the NHL’s leading scorer with 48 points had a goal and an assist. Sidney Crosby had three assists. Goaltender John Curry recorded his second win of the season and second of his career. Read more for The Latest Penguins Buzz

Penguins Lineup vs New Jersey

 

According to sources Eric Godard will be a healthy scratch against the New Jersey Devils. Dupuis – Crosby – Satan Fedotenko – Malkin – Sykora Cooke – Staal – Minard Taffe – Talbot – Wallace D-Pairs Orpik – Scuderi Eaton – Letang Goligoski – Lovejoy Dany Sabourin will start in goal Crosby, Malkin now 1-2 in All Star Voting