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NHL: N.Y. Islanders 6, Pittsburgh 5

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Mike Sillinger scored with 26.8 seconds to play Monday as the New York Islanders beat the Pittsburgh Penguins, 6-5.

It was the Penguins' first loss in regulation in over a month.

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Andy Hilbert sent a pass to Sillinger, who used Mark Eaton as a screen. Marc-Andre Fleury slowed down the puck with his glove, but it retained enough momentum to trickle into the net.

Chris Simon scored two goals and Randy Robitaille added three assists for the Islanders, who have won three of their last four contests.

New York goalie Rick DiPietro stopped 25 shots. New York, with 66 points, is in a three-way tie with Toronto and Montreal for the eighth seed in the NHL Eastern Conference.

Ryan Malone had his second-career hat trick, Mark Recchi had two goals and three assists, and Sidney Crosby added four assists for the Penguins. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 24 shots for Pittsburgh.

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