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Kunitz scores 2nd PP goal of game in overtime, Penguins shake off blown lead to beat Isles

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    Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby, left, passes past New York Islanders' Lubomir Visnovsky during the first period of Game 3 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series, Sunday, May 5, 2013, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)The Associated Press

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    Pittsburgh Penguins' Matt Cooke, right, takes down New York Islanders' John Tavares during the third period of Game 3 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series on Sunday, May 5, 2013, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)The Associated Press

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    Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, right, reacts after New York Islanders' John Tavares scored to tie the game during the third period of Game 3 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series on Sunday, May 5, 2013, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)The Associated Press

Chris Kunitz scored his second power-play goal of the game 8:34 into overtime, off a pass from Sidney Crosby, and the Pittsburgh Penguins shook off an early deficit and a late blown lead to beat the New York Islanders 5-4 on Sunday in Game 3 of the first-round series.

The Eastern Conference's top-seeded team rode severe ups and downs in taking a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven matchup.

Pittsburgh trailed 2-0 just 5:41 in but rallied to lead 3-2 before the first period was over. The comeback started with power-play goals just 19 seconds apart by Jarome Iginla and Kunitz.

The Penguins seemed in control in the third period, but New York erased a 4-2 deficit on goals by Kyle Okposo and John Tavares.

Game 4 is Tuesday on Long Island.