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Penguins/Islanders preview - 11/26;  Fleury remains out

Penguins at Islanders, 7PM ET, Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Season records: 

Penguins, 12-5-3, 27 pts., 4th in Eastern Conference
Islanders, 9-10-2, 20 pts, 10th in Eastern Conference

Season series:  2nd meeting

Last game vs. Islanders:  Penguins def. Islanders, 4-3 (SO), Nov. 8th.

Last game results:  Canucks def. Penguins, 3-1, Nov. 22nd.  Islanders def. Canadiens, 4-3 (SO), Nov. 24th.

Special teams rankings: 

Powerplay:  Penguins 18.3% (16th), Islanders 17.0% (18th)
Penalty Kill:  Penguins 84.3% (7th), Islanders 84.0% (10th)

Probably goaltender rankings:

SV%:  Penguins - Dany Sabourin .935 (n/a), Islanders - Joey Macdonald .912 (16th)
GAA:  Penguins - Dany Sabourin 1.66 (n/a), Islanders - Joey Macdonald 2.78 (18th)

Notes:
- Marc-Andre Fleury remains out with his lower-body injury.
- The Islanders are 7-2-1 when scoring first, but are 2-8-1 when they don’t.

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