Posted March 22, 2013 on AP on Fox
Brandon Sutter snapped a tie early in the third period and Tomas Vokoun was sharp in making 33 saves for Pittsburgh on Friday night, helping the Penguins rally for a 4-2 victory over the New York Islanders and stretch their winning streak to 11 games. With the score tied 2-2, Sutter took a pass from Matt Cooke in front off a 2-on-1 rush and scored past goalie Evgeni Nabokov 1:46 into the third period. Joe Vitale and Chris Kunitz had second-period goals for Pittsburgh, which erased a pair of one-goal deficits after a sluggish first period. Pascal Dupuis added an empty-net goal with less than a second remaining, with an assist from Vokoun, to make it 4-2. Mark Streit put the Islanders ahead in the first, and Josh Bailey answered Vitale's goal to make it 2-1 in the second, but New York lost its third straight at home of a four-game homestand. The Islanders have led or been tied in the third period of 25 of their 31 games, but have won only 13 (13-9-3). New York has been outscored ...
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