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Tyler Kennedy (No. 48) battles for position against Marty Reasoner during Wednesday’s Penguins-Islanders game in Pittsburgh. The Islanders cruised to a 4-1 victory and are now 3-2-1 on the young season. (Gregory Shamus/NHLI via Getty Images)

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Tyler Kennedy (No. 48) battles for position against Marty Reasoner during Wednesday’s Penguins-Islanders game in Pittsburgh. The Islanders cruised to a 4-1 victory and are now 3-2-1 on the young season. (Gregory Shamus/NHLI via Getty Images)
POWER RANKINGS: Find out where the Penguins and Islanders rank

Islanders legend Bryan Trottier skates toward the puck during a Nov. 1977 game against the Colorado Rockies. The Islanders announced on Wednesday that they will leave Long Island after signing a 25-year lease to play at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, starting in 2015-16. 

HACKEL: New arena may bite Islanders fans’ wallets

Islanders legend Bryan Trottier skates toward the puck during a Nov. 1977 game against the Colorado Rockies. The Islanders announced on Wednesday that they will leave Long Island after signing a 25-year lease to play at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, starting in 2015-16. 
HACKEL: New arena may bite Islanders fans’ wallets

Wayne Gretzky maneuvers around the net during Game 3 of the 1983 Stanley Cup Finals between the Oilers and Islanders. New York would go onto win the game 5-1 and sweep the series. (Paul J. Bereswill/SI)

GALLERY:  Classic Photos of Wayne Gretzky | Longest Stanley Cup Droughts

Wayne Gretzky maneuvers around the net during Game 3 of the 1983 Stanley Cup Finals between the Oilers and Islanders. New York would go onto win the game 5-1 and sweep the series. (Paul J. Bereswill/SI)
GALLERY:  Classic Photos of Wayne Gretzky | Longest Stanley Cup Droughts

A disgruntled Islanders fan wears a paper bag over their head during the end of the 2009-10 season. Two years later and two missed playoffs, Islanders fans are still miserable. (AP)

GALLERY: Fans With Paper Bags Over Their Heads

A disgruntled Islanders fan wears a paper bag over their head during the end of the 2009-10 season. Two years later and two missed playoffs, Islanders fans are still miserable. (AP)
GALLERY: Fans With Paper Bags Over Their Heads

Bryan Trottier looks for position in front of the Minnesota net during Game 1 of the 1981 Stanley Cup Finals. The Islanders would go onto win the Cup, their second of four straight. On this day 30 years ago, Trottier scored five goals in a 8-2 victory over the Flyers. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

SI VAULT: Islanders blast North Stars to win second straight Stanley Cup (6.1.81)

 

Bryan Trottier looks for position in front of the Minnesota net during Game 1 of the 1981 Stanley Cup Finals. The Islanders would go onto win the Cup, their second of four straight. On this day 30 years ago, Trottier scored five goals in a 8-2 victory over the Flyers. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)SI VAULT: Islanders blast North Stars to win second straight Stanley Cup (6.1.81)
 

Sidney Crosby returned in a big way last night, scoring two goals and netting two assists in the Penguins 5-0 victory over the Islanders. Crosby had been sidelined with a concussion since January. (Fred Vuich/SI)

KWAK: Crosby delivers in big way during first game back
HACKEL: Crosby, Ovechkin facing career crossroads
FARBER: Crosby, Bergeron a concussion brotherhood

Sidney Crosby returned in a big way last night, scoring two goals and netting two assists in the Penguins 5-0 victory over the Islanders. Crosby had been sidelined with a concussion since January. (Fred Vuich/SI)
KWAK: Crosby delivers in big way during first game backHACKEL: Crosby, Ovechkin facing career crossroads FARBER: Crosby, Bergeron a concussion brotherhood