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Orpik scores early in OT as Penguins eliminate Islanders with Game 6 win

  • Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Pascal Dupuis, right, reacts after scoring a goal against New York Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov, of Kazakhstan, who lies in the crease, as Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic (3) looks away during the second period of Game 6 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoff hockey series in Uniondale, N.Y., Saturday, May 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)The Associated Press

  • New York Islanders center John Tavares (91) and goalie Evgeni Nabokov (20), of Kazakhstan, put the squeeze on Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin (71), also of Russia, in the third period of Game 6 of their first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoff hockey series in Uniondale, N.Y., Saturday, May 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)The Associated Press

  • New York Islanders defenseman Brian Strait (37) lifts up New York Islanders right wing Colin McDonald (13) after McDonald scored against the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first period of Game 6 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoff hockey series in Uniondale, N.Y., Saturday, May 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)The Associated Press

  • New York Islanders defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky (11), of Slovakia, defends Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin (71,) of Russia, as Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Matt Cooke (24) gains control of the puck behind the Islanders net in the first period of Game 6 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoff hockey series in Uniondale, N.Y., Saturday, May 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)The Associated Press

Brooks Orpik scored 7:49 into overtime, and the Pittsburgh Penguins overcame three one-goal deficits in Game 6 to eliminate the New York Islanders with a 4-3 victory on Saturday night.

Orpik took a shot from the left point that might have clipped Islanders forward Brad Boyes on its way past goalie Evgeni Nabokov.

The Penguins advanced to face the Ottawa Senators in the second round of the playoffs despite being outshot 38-21 in the decisive win.

The Islanders were just 5:16 away from sending the series back to Pittsburgh for one more game when Paul Martin got the Penguins even for the third time.