by Tony on 11/08/08 at 05:34 PM ET
Penguins at Islanders, 7PM ET, Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Penguins, 7-4-2, 16 pts., 7th in Eastern Conference
Islanders, 4-8-1, 9 pts, 15th in Eastern Conference
Season series: 1st meeting
Last game vs. Islanders: Mar. 13, 2008, Penguins def. Islanders, 3-1.
Special teams rankings:
Powerplay: Penguins 20.3% (T-9th), Islanders 15.0% (24th)
Penalty Kill: Penguins 87.9% (6th), Islanders 82.6% (12th)
Probably goaltender rankings:
SV%: Penguins - Dany Sabourin .957 (n/a), Islanders - Joey Macdonald .899 (T-22nd)
GAA: Penguins - Dany Sabourin 1.45 (n/a), Islanders - Joey Macdonald 3.17 (T-27th)
- Sidney Crosby will be in the lineup tonight.
- The Islanders lead the NHL this season with 6 short-handed goals.
- Hal Gill, assuming he’s in the lineup, will play in his 800th NHL game tonight.
- Bill Guerin has 16 goals and 37 points in 46 career games vs. the Penguins.
- Former Penguins: Andy Hilbert, Richard Park, Jon Sim
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