Through the first two periods of the hockey game the Penguins looked overmatched and were being out played. Marc-Andre Fleury, who made 25 saves, kept the Pens in the game for a comeback in the third period.
The Penguins outshot the Islanders 22-6 in the third period and overtime to tie the game then win it in overtime.
Kris Letang and Sidney Crosby sealed the victory with goals in the shootout.
8:50 Sidney Crosby receives a pass from Ruslan Fedotenko and goes one on one with Dwayne Roloson beating him with a quick wrist shot to get the Penguins on the board first
12:40 Mark Streit takes a puck from M. Moulson and John Tavares (first NHL point) and slaps it behind Marc-Andre Fleury to tie the contest at 1 apiece. The islanders were on a 5 on 3 after a BIG HIT by Brendan Witt caused the Penguins to retaliate and lose Jay McKee for the night on a game misconduct penalty.
7:09 On another power play John Tavares got his first career goal on a big hand shot that beat Fleury top Shelf. Moments later while shorthanded Tavares was robbed on a 1 on 0 by Marc Andre Fleury amazing glove save.
7:19 off a faceoff win by Sidney Crosby, Mark Eaton's wrist shot through traffic beat Roloson
7:36 17 seconds after the Eaton goal, Trent Hunter takes a pass from J. Bailey in the slot and slaps it behind Fleury
16:11 A nice pass across ice to Gonchar from Malkin leads to a Ruslan Fendotenko goal in the crease with Roloson scrambling to find the puck
No Goal in overtime
Penguins win shootout 2-0
Kris Letang-Goal-Wrist shot bounces through five hole on Roloson
Sidney Crosby-Goal-Wrist shot beats Roloson cleanly through five hole
Jeff Tambellini-miss- Wrist shot glove side goes off crossbar
John Tavares-miss-Shot wide right of net
Final Score: Pens 4 Islanders 3