Pittsburgh Penguins

It’s over: Penguins playoff streak ends, Islanders clinch berth

PITTSBURGH — It’s over. The Pittsburgh Penguins’ 16-year playoff streak ended Wednesday when they were eliminated from playoff contention by the New York Islanders, who beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-2 at UBS Arena.

The Penguins squandered their chance Tuesday when they lost to the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2. New York needed only one point Wednesday. Now, the Penguins face the Columbus Blue Jackets Thursday at Nationwide Arena in a meaningless game.

It is the final game of the Penguins’ 2022-23 season.

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