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UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) - Brock Nelson scored twice in New York's three-goal second period and the Islanders advanced to the second round of the playoffs with a 5-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 6 on Wednesday night.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - New York's Josh Bailey took advantage of a sloppy giveaway by Pittsburgh goaltender Tristan Jarry, sending the puck into the wide-open net 51 seconds into the second overtime to give the Islanders a 3-2 victory in Game 5 on Monday night.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - Tristan Jarry bounced back from a shaky performance to stop 39 shots, and the Pittsburgh Penguins evened their first-round playoff series with the New York Islanders with a taut 2-1 victory on Tuesday night.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - The New York Islanders brought Kyle Palmieri home at the trade deadline believing his mix of grit and scoring touch would make a difference in the playoffs.

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PITTSBURGH (TNS) - It took seven years and a meltdown from Matt Murray, but Tristan Jarry last August made his first NHL playoffs start, with Pittsburgh's season on the brink.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - Jeff Carter scored and Maxime Lagace stopped 29 shots for his first career shutout as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Buffalo Sabres 1-0 on Saturday.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - Jeff Carter scored a career-high four goals and the Pittsburgh Penguins moved back into first place in the crowded East Division with an 8-4 victory over Buffalo on Thursday night.

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Sidney Crosby scored two goals and the Pittsburgh Penguins regained first place in the East Division with a 7-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night.

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Claude Giroux had two goals and an assist, Kevin Hayes gave Philadelphia a rare early lead, and the Flyers skated to an easy 7-2 victory over the first-place Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday night.

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Bryan Rust scored two unassisted goals, Tristan Jarry made 23 saves and the Pittsburgh Penguins shut out the Washington Capitals 3-O Saturday night to reclaim first place in the East Division.

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Jake Guentzel scored his 22nd goal 2:11 into overtime to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 5-4 victory over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night in a result that clinched both teams' place in the playoffs.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - Mike Sullivan spent a decade in the NHL carving out a niche as a defense-minded forward more intent on blocking shots than taking them.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - Casey DeSmith made 19 saves after starter Tristan Jarry's mysterious exit and the Pittsburgh Penguins held off the New York Islanders 2-1 on Monday night.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - Jared McCann scored a pair of power-play goals, Casey DeSmith made 36 saves and the Pittsburgh Penguins extended Buffalo's winless streak to 16 straight with a 4-0 victory on Thursday night.

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Scott Wedgewood made 40 saves, Jack Hughes had a goal and an assist, and the New Jersey Devils beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 on Thursday night.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - Evgeni Malkin scored on a power play for his 1,100th career point and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Boston Bruins 4-1 on Monday night.

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UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) - Islanders rookie Ilya Sorokin made 20 saves for his second shutout, and Oliver Wahlstrom and Jean-Gabriel Pageau each scored power-play goals as New York finished a strong February with a 2-0 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday night.

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Tom Wilson scored the go-ahead goal on a power play with 7:20 left and the Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Thursday night for their second victory in six games this season between the rivals.

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Kasperi Kapanen scored on a one-timer 1:43 into overtime, lifting the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - It was one special day for Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby - from the beginning to the very end.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pittsburgh Penguins have stayed afloat by showing a remarkable ability to rally late. Forced to protect a rare third-period lead, they didn't let the opportunity go to waste.

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UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) - Sidney Crosby scored the only goal of the shootout to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-3 comeback victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - Ron Hextall, Pittsburgh Penguin. Yeah, it might take some getting used to.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - Ron Hextall's relationship with the Pittsburgh Penguins is complicated. His mandate as the team's new general manager is not.

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NEW YORK (AP) - Sidney Crosby loves playing hockey. The more games crammed together for the Pittsburgh Penguins longtime captain, the better.

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NEW YORK (AP) - Chris Kreider scored a power-play goal in the third period, helping the New York Rangers to a 3-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday night.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - Casey DeSmith felt the puck at his feet, looked down to confirm it was indeed the case then exhaled as his Pittsburgh Penguins teammates poured over the bench in the middle of an empty arena to congratulate their backup goaltender, the one hardly playing like a backup.

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Travis Konecny had a hat trick and the Philadelphia Flyers survived losing team MVP Sean Couturier to an injury in a 5-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night.

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Nolan Patrick missed last season with debilitating migraines and Oskar Lindblom had his shortened in his fight with a rare bone cancer. The only cheers they heard in their comeback games came in the locker room before faceoff in the form of rousing approval from the Phila…

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - The number of players who helped the Pittsburgh Penguins to consecutive Stanley Cup titles is dwindling.

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PITTSBURGH (TNS) - Third period. Tie game. And Kris Letang nonchalantly makes a Dallas Stars team that would play in the Stanley Cup Final look like a bunch of beer-leaguers who got the party started in the PPG Paints Arena parking lot before the game.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pittsburgh Penguins are putting their faith and their money in goalie Tristan Jarry.

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PITTSBURGH (TNS) - Penguins captain Sidney Crosby underwent successful wrist surgery, the club announced on Tuesday.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pittsburgh Penguins had a specific vision last summer when they examined the rubble of a first-round sweep at the hands of the New York Islanders. General manager Jim Rutherford, coach Mike Sullivan and his staff then spent the offseason revamping a team it believed wou…

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TORONTO (AP) - The Pittsburgh Penguins entered their qualifying round matchup against Montreal healthy but wary. Optimistic but guarded. While they'd shown plenty of grit during a regular season that featured extended absences by high-profile names on their star-laden roster, in a short seri…

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TORONTO (AP) - Jeff Petry scored 5:33 into the third period as the Montreal Canadiens rallied from two goals down and beat Pittsburgh 4-3 in Game 3 on Wednesday night, pushing the Penguins to the brink of elimination in the best-of-five series.

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TORONTO (AP) - Sidney Crosby, Jason Zucker and Jake Guentzel scored for the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 3-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Monday night, tying the best-of-five qualifying series at one game apiece.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - Evgeni Malkin is already thinking about the future, the one where the hockey star in the family isn't the four-time All-Star forward for the Pittsburgh Penguins but his 4-year-old son, Nikita.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - Jake Guentzel's roller-coaster season is about to take another unlikely turn: postseason participant.

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EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey - Behind goals from Shawn McEachern, Mario Lemieux, Peter Taglianetti and Larry Murphy, the 1992-93 Pittsburgh Penguins dropped the New Jersey Devils 4-3 at Brendan Byrne Arena to go up 3-0 in the opening round of the NHL playoffs, and in the process set a record …

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PITTSBURGH (TNS) - When the puck smashed into Bryan Rust's hand in the final period of the final preseason game, that should have been a sign that the 2019-20 season would be anything but normal.

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PITTSBURGH (TNS) - One sentence. That's all former NHL and Canada Olympics coach Mike Babcock needed to describe Sidney Crosby. One sentence.

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PITTSBURGH (TNS) - Sidney Crosby has spent the last two weeks the same way many of us have. The Penguins captain is hunkered down at his home in Pittsburgh, where he's getting his daily sweat in by taking a spin on his stationary bike and passing time by watching a Formula 1 docuseries on Netflix.