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The Skinny: Penguins 1, Islanders 0

Islanders statistician Eric Hornick breaks down the numbers on the Islanders loss to the Penguins

by Eric Hornick @ehornick / NYI Skinny


Condensed Game: Penguins @ Islanders

Extended highlights of the Pittsburgh Penguins at the New York Islanders

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The Skinny - Game 17
Pittsburgh 1, Isles 0

Kasperi Kapanen scored the game's only goal and Tristan Jarry made 25 saves for his third shutout in eight days as the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Islanders 1-0 before a sellout crowd of 17,255 at UBS Arena.

The Isles have lost eight straight, all in regulation, to fall five games under NHL-.500 for the first time since January 16, 2012 (16-21-6).

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This Day in Isles History: Nov. 27

The Islanders debut the team's first "third jersey" in a 2-2 tie against Ottawa.

by New York Islanders NYIslanders /

Nov. 27, 2002 - The Islanders debut the team's first "third jersey" in a 2-2 tie against Ottawa. 

The primarily orange uniform is worn until the end of the 2006-07 season. Since the Isles debut of the third jersey, the Isles have had a total of six different third jersey concepts used. 

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3 Takeaways: Islanders Shut Out 1-0 by Penguins

Ilya Sorokin shines with 29 saves, but Islanders losing streak reaches eight games

by Cory Wright @WrightsWay /

Despite a standout night from Ilya Sorokin, the New York Islanders losing streak hit eight games on Friday after a 1-0 shutout loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins at UBS Arena. 

Sorokin stopped 29-of-30 shots, including a hat-trick of highlight-reel saves on Sidney Crosby, but the Islanders could not solve Tristan Jarry, who made 25 saves for his third shutout in the past five games. 

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Rapid Recap: Penguins 1, Islanders 0

The Islanders fell 1-0 to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night

by Sasha Kandrach @KandrachSasha /

The New York Islanders fell 1-0 to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night at UBS Arena.

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Islanders Hosting Hockey Fights Cancer Game at UBS Arena

First Hockey Fights Cancer game at UBS Arena is supported by Northwell Health

by New York Islanders Community Relations @NYIslanders /

On Friday night, the UBS Arena lights will be turned lavender, as the New York Islanders hold the team's annual Hockey Fights Cancer night, supported by Northwell Health. 

After hosting Hockey Fights Cancer night in an empty building last year, this year's game, against the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins, will resemble the more traditional Hockey Fights Cancer game. 

The Islanders will wear lavender jerseys in warmups, which can be bid on until Nov. 27 at 11 p.m. et. Fans will have their opportunity to stand up to cancer, filling out "Stand Up 2 Cancer" placards and holding them up during a TV timeout. Friday's game will also feature a ceremonial puck drop, an LED bracelet giveaway, mystery pucks available for purchase and other activations and fundraisers. 

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Game Preview: Islanders vs Penguins

The Islanders look to snap a seven-game losing skid as they host Pittsburgh on Friday night

by Sasha Kandrach @KandrachSasha /

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The New York Islanders take on the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night at UBS Arena. It marks the first meeting of the season between the Isles and Pens and the first time since the two teams clashed during last year's postseason, where the Islanders won the First-Round series 4-2. 

The Islanders enter the contest on a seven-game losing skid and have faced substantial hits to their lineup due to a COVID-19 outbreak and injuries. Their lineup was without eight regulars in their 4-1 loss to the New York Rangers on Wednesday night. 

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Maven's Memories: First-Ever Game vs Rangers

After the first Isles-Rangers meeting at UBS Arena, Stan Fischler looks back to the first Isles-Rangers game in 1972

by Stan Fischler @StanFischler /

It's almost a half-century since the Islanders-Rangers rivalry was born. 

The date was October 21, 1972 and the place, Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. 

With the arch-foes re-launching their Expressway Series on Wednesday night (November 24, 2021) at UBS Arena, it will be historically refreshing to look backward to that benchmark game in Uniondale.

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3 Takeaways: Islanders Suffer 4-1 Loss to Rangers

The Islanders dropped a 4-1 result to the Rangers on Wednesday night

by Sasha Kandrach @KandrachSasha /

The New York Islanders fell 4-1 to the New York Rangers on Wednesday night at UBS Arena. 

With the loss the Islanders' losing skid has now reached seven-straight games, the team's longest stretch since Oct. 23 - Nov. 4, 2010. 

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Rapid Recap: Rangers 4, Islanders 1

The Islanders lose first game vs Rangers at UBS Arena

by Cory Wright @WrightsWay /

The New York Islanders losing streak hit seven games on Wednesday, after falling 4-1 to the New York Rangers at UBS Arena.

Andy Andreoff scored his first goal as a member of the Islanders, but it was not enough to overcome two-goal performances from Chris Kreider and Kevin Rooney.

The seven-game slide is the Islanders' longest losing streak (in regulation) since Oct. 23 - Nov. 4, 2010. 

See below for the rapid recap. Click here for the boxscore

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Isles Day to Day: Otto Koivula Recalled From Bridgeport

The Bridgeport Islanders leading scorer recalled

by Cory Wright @WrightsWay /

While the New York Islanders reported no additional positive covid tests on Wednesday, the team still recalled forward Otto Koivula from Bridgeport.

Koivula leads Bridgeport with 15 points (3G, 12A) in 17 games this season. Koivula played 12 games with the Islanders in the 2019-20 season and has spent parts of the past four seasons in Bridgeport. 

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