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Late goal from John Tavares lifts Islanders to a 3-2 win over Penguins

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UNIONDALE, N.Y. - John Tavares scored on a rebound with 6:12 left to lift the New York Islanders to a rare come-from-behind 3-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday.

Josh Bailey and Sean Bergenheim added goals and Dwayne Roloson made 19 saves as New York picked up its second win in three games.

Evgeni Malkin and Matt Cooke scored for Pittsburgh and Brent Johnson made 34 saves.

The Islanders killed off five power-play chances in snapping Pittsburgh's three-game winning streak. Roloson now has 77 saves in the last two games after stopping a regular season franchise-record 58 shots against Toronto.

New York entered the game 0-7-3 when trailing after two periods. But Bergenheim and Tavares each scored in the final period to end the streak.

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