Marching on: Penguins beat Isles in OT, advance to second round

10:16 PM, May 11, 2013   |    comments
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Uniondale, NY (Sports Network) - Brooks Orpik's first career playoff goal was an overtime winner, as his point drive with 7:49 played in the extra session sent the Pittsburgh Penguins to a series victory over the New York Islanders in Game 6 of this Eastern Conference quarterfinal.

Tyler Kennedy set up the winner, skating with his back to the Isles' net into the left circle, before passing back to Orpik for a blistering one-timer that Evgeni Nabokov had no chance to stop.

Paul Martin tied the game late in regulation for the Penguins, who took the set four games to two and will face the seventh-seeded Ottawa Senators in the second round.

Jarome Iginla and Pascal Dupuis also lit the lamp to back a 35-save performance from Tomas Vokoun, who acquitted himself well in his second straight start.

John Tavares, Colin McDonald and Michael Grabner tallied for the Islanders, who were bidding to take Pittsburgh to a deciding Game 7 on Sunday. Nabokov ended with just 17 saves in the season-ending defeat.

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