October 3, 2009

NHL: Pittsburgh 4, NY Islanders 3 (SO)

Kris Letang and Sidney Crosby scored during the shootout phase Saturday to give Pittsburgh a 4-3 win over the New York Islanders.

Crosby and Ruslan Fedotenko each had a goal and an assist in regulation for the defending Stanley Cup champions. Mark Eaton also scored for the Penguins.

Marc-Andre Fleury made 25 saves, but faced just six shots combined in the third period and overtime.

The NHL's No. 1 draft pick, 19-year-old John Tavares, had a goal and an assist for the Islanders. Mark Streit and Trent Hunter also had a goal and an assist and 40-year-old Dwayne Roloson made 39 stops in the loss.