Eberle, Islanders Put Penguins On Brink Of Elimination

www.oann.com | 4/10/2019 | Staff
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Jordan Eberle scored his third goal in as many games Sunday as the New York Islanders took a commanding lead in their first-round playoff series with a 4-1 win over the host Pittsburgh Penguins.

Brock Nelson, Leo Komarov and Anders Lee also scored for the Islanders, who took a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. New York spotted Pittsburgh a 1-0 lead before netting four unanswered goals.

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The Penguins, who won the Stanley Cup in 2016 and 2017, continued to be thwarted by the Islanders’ stifling pressure and the play of goaltender Robin Lehner, who made 25 saves Sunday.

Garrett Wilson scored for Pittsburgh, which has gotten no points in the series from Sidney Crosby — who had 100 points in the regular season — or his linemate, 40-goal scorer Jake Guentzel.

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Goaltender Matt Murray stopped 32 New York shots.

The Islanders hold an 11-5 goals edge in the series.

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Pittsburgh took a short-lived lead at 12:54 of the first period. Just after a Penguins power play expired, Marcus Pettersson launched a shot from the left point. Wilson, part of a crowd...
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