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Penguins/Islanders scouting report

| Thursday, Jan. 3, 2002

Scouting report: Islanders

  • Record: 19-12-5-2

  • Coach: Peter Laviolette

  • Arena: Nassau Coliseum (16,297)

  • Leading scorer: Alexei Yashin (19 goals, 21 assists)

  • Probable goalie: Chris Osgood (16-11-4, 2.42 goals-against average, .917 save percentage)

  • Notable: The Islanders are 10-12-4-1 since their 9-0-1-1 start. ... The Islanders won both games vs. Penguins in Long Island last season. ... Penguins are 29-41-8 all-time at Nassau Coliseum. ... The Penguins are 0-1-1 against the Islanders this season, losing 6-3 on Oct. 10 at Mellon Arena and tying 3-3 on Nov. 14 at Mellon Arena. Alexei Kovalev scored all three Penguins goals in the second game.

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