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New York Islanders 0, Pittsburgh Penguins 5, Final: Recap, Tweets, Highlights

Needing two points in the worst way, the New York Islanders get destroyed by Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-0.

  • New York Islanders 0 (42-26-9)
  • Pittsburgh Penguins 5 (45-25-8)
  • NHL, Final, Box Score
  • Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY

There couldn’t have been a more disappointing outcome for the New York Islanders than what transpired today at Barclays Center.

Facing backup goaltender Matt Murray, captain John Tavares and company were shutout to the tune of 5-0 by Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Not only did the Isles get crushed, but the Penguins clinched a Stanley Cup Playoffs spot today for the 10th straight season.

Patric Hornqvist, Matt Cullen, Phil Kessel, Tom Kuhnhackl, and Oscar Sundqvist were the goal-scorers on the afternoon.

Murray stopped all 24 shots he faced. Isles goalie Jean-François Bérubé could only manage 33 saves on the day.

  • Murray (Penguins – G): Saves: 24, Save Pct.: 1
  • Cullen (Penguins – C): Goals: 1, Assists: 1
  • Kuhnhackl (Penguins – RW): Goals: 1, Assists: 1

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