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Through the FANS Pens v. Islanders (3/27/12)

by Staff Writer / Pittsburgh Penguins

Only three regular season home games remain after tonight's match up against the New York Islanders. The Pittsburgh Penguins entered the contest after already clinching the season series for the 5th season in a row. This is also the second set of home-to-home back to back games for the Penguins and Islanders, who meet again Thursday at Nassau Coliseum.

     "James Neal with a Geno!"

"This is our competition. Hopefully we'll get tickets 499 & 500. #AEStudentRush @pghpenguins" -- @CBLColleen
For Pittsburgh students and hockey fans, it was big  #AEStudentrush night. Before the puck even dropped, this comglomerate of fans was ready for the action:

"Pens game, gotta love student rush seats <3" -- @DorkyGirl78

"literally last 2 student rush tickets Pens v Isles Consol Energy Center" -- @JoeyG003

"Chillin' outside the #ConsolEnergyCenter for student rush night! First #Pens game, pretty stoked! #GoPens" --@givemethat_Mike

"At my first @pghpenguins game!drove out from cleveland to see my team :) #Pens" --@HEELZesz

Returning to the line up on March 15, Sidney Crosby has tallied 13 points in 7
"Ten hours later and first in line at the last #aestudentrush of the year equals these seats #LetsgoPens!!" -- @victorias1016
games. Chatter for the captain continues:

"My 87 tweet is for the one and only sidney crosby #bestplayer" -- @TSimard10

"I typed in "Sidney Crosby is awesome" into my mom's BBM status and she still hasn't noticed.." -- @_RealDealNeal18

"Does anybody else feel like whenever Sidney Crosby takes a shift you have to stare at him intently because we've missed seeing him so much?" --@SteelerFanMom

The Islanders took a 2-0 lead in the first, but it is the Penguins who strike first in the second, tying up the game in the first five minutes of the period.

""@GTOGArtistry Pascal Dupuis is one of those guys that carries a sectional couch up four flights of steps by himself." -- @GTOGFinesse

"Guys, Pascal Dupuis doesn't contain a flaw." -- @kristianaaaaaa_

"They call him, "the real deal, JAMES NEAL!!!" -- @theDON_MVeTTi

"James Neal is just unreal #Pens" -- @ItsHeatherEh

As the game continued, the Islander captured the win 5-2. These teams meet again Thursday at 7 p.m.

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