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About the Islanders - Game 5 - 05-09-13

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: Mark Streit (right), 5 points (2 goals, 3 assist).

Last Game: 6-4 home win in Game 4, Tuesday. Streit had two goals and an assist for the Islanders

Probable goaltenders: Tomas Vokoun (13-4-0, 2.45 GAA, .919 SV% in the regular season) for the Penguins and Evgeni Nabokov (2-2, 4.55 GAA, .846 SV%) for the Islanders.

Injuries: For the Penguins, they are reporting no injuries. For the Islanders, defenseman Andrew MacDonald (hand) is out.

Potential lines and defensive pairings: The Penguins primary lines and defensive pairings at today's morning skate were: (PG+)

14 Chris Kunitz - 87 Sidney Crosby - 9 Pascal Dupuis
18 James Neal - 71 Evgeni Malkin - 12 Jarome Iginla
10 Brenden Morrow - 16 Brandon Sutter - 24 Matt Cooke
27 Craig Adams - 46 Joe Vitale - 48 Tyler Kennedy

58 Kris Letang - 47 Simon Despres
44 Brooks Orpik - 7 Paul Martin
3 Douglas Murray - 2 Matt Niskanen

-Consider this a guess at the Islanders lines and defensive pairings based on today's morning skate:

12 Josh Bailey - 91 John Tavares - 24 Brad Boyes
26 Matt Moulson - 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 - 4 Radek Martinek
37 Brian Strait - 3 Travis Hamonic
11 Lubomir Visnovsky - 14 Thomas Hickey

Notes:

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

-Vokoun speaks:

-Marc-Andre Fleury speaks:

-Crosby speaks:

-Dan Bylsma speak:

-The Great Joe Vitale speaks:

-Vokoun will be appearing in his first postseason game since 2007.

-Our live blog begins at approximately 6 p.m. Please tune in.

(Photo: Elsa/Getty Images)

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