Jeff Zatkoff was glad to get another chance to face the Florida Panthers. Evgeni Malkin scored a goal and had three assists, and Zatkoff stopped a season-high 39 shots, including 15 in the first period, to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Florida Panthers, 5-1 on Saturday night.
Jarome Iginla and James Neal each scored twice and the Pittsburgh Penguins routed the Ottawa Senators 7-3 on Wednesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
“I thought some guys worked hard and played a good game,” Islanders coach Jack Capuano said. “Again, with our club we need all 20 guys going, and we didn’t have all 20.”
No matter how many injured players they are missing, the Pittsburgh Penguins keep on winning.
The Pittsburgh Penguins overcame the loss of one of their top stars and found a way to beat the Florida Panthers.
Florida goalie Jose Theodore thought he had a pretty good read on Evgeni Malkin’s rolodex of shootout moves. Then the Pittsburgh star threw a new one at him.
Matt Cooke scored his team-leading third goal of the season and the Pittsburgh Penguins raced past the Florida Panthers 4-2 on Tuesday night.