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About the Islanders - Game 3 - 05-05-13

Written by Seth Rorabaugh on .

A preview of the Islanders.

When and where: Noon, EDT. Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

TV: NBC, TSN, RDS.

Leading postseason scorer: Matt Moulson (right), 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist).

Last Game: 4-3 road win in Game 3, Friday. Moulson had a goal and an assist for the Islanders

Probable goaltenders: Marc-Andre Fleury (1-1, 2.02 GAA, .941 SV%) for the Penguins and Evgeni Nabokov (1-1, 5.12 GAA, .854 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 held an optional practice yesterday. Based on their primary lines and defensive pairings in Game 2, consider this a guess:

14 Chris Kunitz - 87 Sidney Crosby - 9 Pascal Dupuis
36 Jussi Jokinen - 71 Evgeni Malkin - 12 Jarome Iginla
10 Brenden Morrow - 16 Brandon Sutter - 24 Matt Cooke
15 Tanner Glass - 27 Craig Adams - 48 Tyler Kennedy

58 Kris Letang - 4 Mark Eaton
5 Deryk Engelland - 7 Paul Martin
3 Douglas Murray - 2 Matt Niskanen

-The Islanders held an optional practice. Their primary lines and defensive pairings in Game 2 were:

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:

-Fleury needs one shutout to surpass Tom Barrasso for most postseason shutouts in franchise history. Both players have six.

-Our live blog, direct from Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, begins at approximately 11 a.m. Please tune in.

(Photo: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

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