Note: This is an abreviated version of the game previews we normally publish.
A preview of the Islanders.
When and where: 7:30 p.m., EDT. Consol Energy Center.
TV: Root Sports (Pittsburgh Market), MSG Plus (New York market), NBC Sports Network (rest of the United States), TSN, RDS2.
Leading Regular season scorer: John Tavares (right), 47 points (28 goals, 19 assists).
Last Game: 2-1 road shootout loss to the Sabres, Friday. Evgeni Nabokov made 21 saves for the Islanders.
Last Game against the Penguins: 2-0 road loss, March 30. Tomas Vokoun made 35 saves for the Penguins.
Probable goaltenders: Marc-Andre Fleury (23-8-0, 2.39 GAA, .916 SV% in the regular season) for the Penguins and Evgeni Nabokov (23-11-7, 2.50 GAA, .910 SV% in the regular season) for the Islanders.
Injuries: For the Penguins, defenseman Brooks Orpik ("lower body") is doubtful. Center Sidney Crosby (mouth) is out. For the Islanders, they are reporting no injuries.
Potential lines and defensive pairings: The Penguins' primary lines and defensive pairings at today's morning skate were:
14 Chris Kunitz - 71 Evgeni Malkin - 18 James Neal
12 Jarome Iginla - 36 Jussi Jokinen - 9 Pascal Dupuis
10 Brenden Morrow - 16 Brandon Sutter - 24 Matt Cooke
15 Tanner Glass - 27 Craig Adams - 19 Beau Bennett
58 Kris Letang - 4 Mark Eaton
5 Deryk Engelland - 7 Paul Martin
3 Douglas Murray - 2 Matt Niskanen
-The Islanders expected lines and defensive pairings are:
26 Matt Moulson - 91 John Tavares - 24 Brad Boyes
12 Josh Bailey - 51 Frans Nielsen - 21 Kyle Okposo
40 Michael Grabner - 10 Keith Aucoin - 13 Colin McDonald
16 Marty Reasoner - 53 Casey Cizikas - 17 Matt Martin
2 Mark Streit - 37 Brian Strait
3 Travis Hamonic - 47 Andrew MacDonald
11 Lubomir Visnovsky - 14 Thomas Hickey
-The last time the Penguins played the Islanders, this happened:
-Dan Bylsma speaks:
-Our live blog begins approximately 6:30 p.m.
(Photo: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)