A Few Moments from Penguins-Islanders History

Obviously this isn't the complete history of the two teams playing against one another, but here are some key moments in Penguins/Islanders history.


That video pretty much explains the situation. The Islanders came back from a 0-3 hole to eliminate the Penguins.


The Pens were pretty much annihilated by the Islanders in the first two games of their 1982 series. The Islanders won game one 8-0 and game two 7-2 before the Penguins decided to make things competitive. The Islanders won the series 3-2 and they went on to win the Stanley Cup for the third time in-a-row.


You probably already know what happened. If not, we go more in depth here.

The Pittsburgh Penguins have never defeated the New York Islanders in a playoff series.

Now, for some more recent history.

November 3, 2007

Al Arbour returns to coach his 1500 game with the Islanders. The Islanders won 3-2.

December 11, 2008

Petr Sykora scored his first career hat trick. Dupuis also added a hat trick of his own.

April 8, 2010

The Pens put on a show in the final regular season game at the Igloo.

February 2, 2011

Brent Johnson clobbers Rick DiPietro. That game, of course, led to this:

February 11, 2011

Just a joke of a hockey game.

April 8, 2011

The "rematch" from the brawl. The Pens won in a shootout. Not much happened, but we included the video because it mentions the Pensblog. We're losers like that.

November 21, 2011

Sidney Crosby returns.

March 30, 2013

Sidney Crosby takes a slapshot from Brooks Orpik in the face. He hasn't played since.