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Johnson, Penguins KO Islanders 3-0

The Penguins completed a back-to-back sweep of New York teams on Tuesday night, defeating the Islanders 3-0 at the Consol Energy Center.

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Brent Johnson, starting in place of Marc-Andre Fleury, had a night to remember, not only making 20 saves and holding the Islanders scoreless, but also logging a one-punch KO during a rare goalie fight between himself and Islanders' netminder Rick DiPietro:

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The Penguins opened their account 8:08 into the first period via Tyler Kennedy and doubled their lead five minutes later through Chris Kunitz. Defence was on display for the remainder of a messy game, as the teams combined for only 42-shots.

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Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Mark Letestu all sat out with injuries.

Photographs by dizfunk used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.