UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- The officiating in this first-round series between the Penguins and Islanders has been pretty bad thus far.
But that doesn't mean that the Penguins are off the hook.
The Penguins were penalized eight times in the 3-1 loss, giving the Islanders six power play opportunities.
Now, the Islanders' power play wasn't the most threatening in the regular season. They finished 29th in the league at just 14.5 percent. But still, the Penguins can't be handing them that many opportunities in the playoffs.
Kicking off the penalty box parade was Evgeni Malkin in the first period with an old classic -- a stick infraction in the offensive zone: