UNIONDALE, N.Y., Oct. 3 (UPI) -- 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.
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