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About the Islanders - Game 2 - 05-03-13

Written by Seth Rorabaugh on .

A preview of the Islanders.

When and where: 7 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.

Leading postseason scorer: NA.

Last Game: 5-0 road loss in Game 1, Wednesday. Evgeni Nabokov (right) made 11 saves for the Islanders

Probable goaltenders: Marc-Andre Fleury (1-0-0, 0.00 GAA, 1.000 SV%) for the Penguins and Evgeni Nabokov (0-1-0, 10.91 GAA, .733 SV%) for the Islanders.

Injuries: For the Penguins, left winger James Neal (undisclosed) and defenseman Brooks Orpik ("lower body") are doubtful. 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 - 87 Sidney Crosby - 9 Pascal Dupuis
19 Beau Bennett - 71 Evgeni Malkin - 12 Jarome Iginla
10 Brenden Morrow - 16 Brandon Sutter - 24 Matt Cooke
15 Tanner Glass - 36 Jussi Jokinen - 27 Craig Adams

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
41 David Ullstrom - 10 Keith Aucoin - 40 Michael Grabner
  13 Colin McDonald - 53 Casey Cizikas - 17 Matt Martin

2 Mark Streit - 37 Brian Strait
3 Travis Hamonic - 47 Andrew MacDonald
11 Lubomir Visnovsky - 7 Matt Carkner

Notes:

-The last time the Penguins played the Islanders, this happened:

This too:

-Crosby returns.

-Morrow wants to make life miserable for Tavares.

(Photo: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

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