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NYHN Daily: Islanders Point Streak Snapped at Eight Games & More

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The New York Islanders looked to push their point streak to nine straight games when they faced the Pittsburgh Penguins last night. However, the Penguins would not let that occur, as they beat the Islanders by a score of 4-1.

A goal in the first period, one in the second, and two goals in the third helped the Pittsburgh Penguins defeat the Islanders, 4-1. The loss snapped the Islanders’ eight-game point streak and it was their first regulation loss since Jan. 28 against the Washington Capitals. (NYI Hockey Now)

In the loss to the Penguins, Brock Nelson’s missed opportunity on the partial-breakaway was the turning point. (NYI Hockey Now)

In the loss, Penguins’ defenseman Mike Matheson had a nasty hit on Mat Barzal. The team took notice writes Andrew Gross. (Newsday)

Penguins’ defenseman Mike Matheson made an “instinctual play” to burn Islanders. (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)

The Boston Bruins were caught napping in the 3-2 loss to the New Jersey Devils. (Boston Hockey Now)

The Philadelphia Flyers were shorthanded due to COVID, but find a way to snag a point in shootout loss to New York Rangers. (Philly Hockey Now)

Beyond the rose-colored glasses that envelop Lake Tahoe’s beauty will be an important hockey game Saturday for the Vegas Golden Knights. (Vegas Hockey Now)

Better safe than sorry, but Colorado Avalanche’s Hunter Miska COVID results was a false positive. (Colorado Hockey Now)

The San Jose Sharks deserved better in their overtime loss to the St. Louis Blues. (San Jose Hockey Now)

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews is “picking goaltenders apart” this season as he extends his point streak to 12 games in win over Ottawa. (TSN.ca)

Insider Trading: What does the future hold for Taylor Hall? (TSN.ca)

Sidney Crosby’s road to 1,000 NHL games with the Pittsburgh Penguins has been a memorable journey that began in his NHL debut against the New Jersey Devils in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on Oct. 5, 2005. (NHL.com)

Vitek Vanecek made 22 saves to help the Washington Capitals defeat the Buffalo Sabres 3-1 at Capital One Arena on Thursday. (NHL.com)

 

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