May 9, 2013, 9:00 PM EDT
Hockey is a team sport, but it’s still fun to look at playoff series as battles between big stars. That’s especially true when marquee talents deliver.
Later on in the second period, Crosby split the Islanders defense for a goal that might just silence people who are worried that the Penguins star isn’t quite right:This video is no longer available. Click here to watch more NBC Sports videos!
Maybe Crosby really isn’t 100 percent, but it’s clear that he can still be a game-breaker. Tavares isn’t half-bad either.
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