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Scouting the Islanders

By The The Tribune-Review
Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007

Penguins (15-14-2, 32 points) at New York Islanders (15-13-2, 32 points)

When and where: 7 p.m. at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

TV/Radio : FSN Pittsburgh/WXDX-FM (105.9)

Probable goaltenders : Penguins: Dany Sabourin (6-6-1, 2.54 GAA); Islanders: Rick Dipietro (14-11-2, 2.47 GAA)

Notable : Whichever team wins will move out of a tie for last place in the Atlantic Division. ... The Islanders are one of the few teams in the Eastern Conference that the Penguins have defeated, and the two have split the first two of their eight meetings this season. ... The Penguins are one of four teams in the Eastern Conference and eight overall that has yet to win an overtime game. ... Penguins defenseman Kris Letang has four goals in 20 NHL games, not including two game-winners in shootouts. ... Sidney Crosby (two) is the only Penguins player with more than one game-winning goal.



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