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Projected lineups for Penguins, Islanders

Friday, 03.22.2013 / 10:24 AM

By NHL.com Staff -  / 2012-2013 At the Rink blog

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Projected lineups for Penguins, Islanders

The Pittsburgh Penguins will be aiming for their 11th consecutive win on Friday night when they visit the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The Penguins will be looking to extend the one-point lead they hold over the Montreal Canadiens for the top seed in the Eastern Conference.

Here are the projected lineups for the Penguins and Islanders on Friday:

PENGUINS

Chris Kunitz - Sidney Crosby - Pascal Dupuis

James Neal - Dustin Jeffrey - Beau Bennett

Matt Cooke - Brandon Sutter - Tyler Kennedy

Tanner Glass - Joe Vitale - Craig Adams

Paul Martin - Brooks Orpik

Matt Niskanen - Mark Eaton

Deryk Engelland - Simon Despres

Marc-Andre Fleury

Tomas Vokoun

ISLANDERS

Matt Moulson - John Tavares - Brad Boyes

Josh Bailey - Frans Nielsen - Kyle Okposo

Casey Cizikas - Keith Aucoin - Colin McDonald

Michael Grabner - Marty Reasoner - Matt Martin

Travis Hamonic - Andrew MacDonald

Thomas Hickey - Lubomir Visnovsky

Mark Streit - Radek Martinek

Evgeni Nabokov

Kevin Poulin

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That was something I've been dreaming of, something I've told myself before the third period I was going to do ... It was an amazing feeling. It's hard to describe. I didn't believe it went in at first but when I saw all the reaction and all the fans going crazy and my teammates going crazy, it's just an unbelievable feeling. I didn't know what to do. I didn't know whether to jump or just skate and do a Theo Fleury. I don't think I'm the same caliber player he is so I couldn't do it.

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