PENGUINS RETURN HOME TUESDAY AT 7 P.M. TO BATTLE ISLANDERS
The Pittsburgh Penguins return home Tuesday at 7 p.m. as the New York Islanders make their final visit to Mellon Arena this season.
FSN Pittsburgh will televise the contest at 7 p.m., while 105.9 The X will start its radio broadcast with a pregame show at 6:30 p.m. The broadcast may be found live through streaming audio on pittsburghpenguins.com as well. Tune in for Penguins Hotline following every game on 105.9 The X and the Penguins Radio Network. Join in the conversation with host Bob Grove by calling the Penn Telecom toll-free line at 1-866-922-2874.
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The Penguins (19-17-7) have won two of the three meetings at home against the Islanders this season and three of five encounters overall. The Islanders (21-19-4) sit just ahead of the Penguins in the Atlantic Division standings with 46 points. The Penguins have 45 points.
It marks the first home game for the Penguins in four games. They completed a three-game trip on Saturday with a 5-3 win in Philadelphia.
Sidney Crosby maintains his NHL scoring lead. He has 66 points (21+45) in 40 games, while Washington’s Alexander Ovechkin has 62 points (28+34) in 45 games.
Likewise, Penguins center Evgeni Malkin leads all rookies with 44 points (22+22) in 39 games. Los Angeles center Anze Kopitar is next with 41 points (12+29) in 46 games.