Penguins overcome early deficit to beat Islanders, 6-4
Summary of 3 articles · Updated Jan 23, 2014
– The Penguins overcame an early 2-0 deficit to defeat the New York Islanders, 6-4, at Nassau Coliseum tonight. - Rookie defenceman Olli Maatta scored the go-ahead goal early in the second period and Evgeni Malkin added an insurance score in the third as the Pittsburgh Penguins held on for a wild 6-4 win over the New York Islanders on Thursday night. New York made it 2-0 at 8:21, when the Penguins turned the puck over in the neutral zone and the Islanders got a two-on-one break that culminated in Brock Nelson beating Zatkoff from the inner edge of the left circle. Michael Grabner, Brock Nelson, Josh Bailey and Kyle Okposo had goals for the Islanders. Michael Grabner gave New York a 1-0 lead just 99 seconds into the game, when he pounced on a loose puck in the left circle and threw a high shot past goalie Jeff Zatkoff.