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Isles catch Penguins

Published: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 12:34 a.m. CST
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Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik (44) checks New York Islanders center Casey Cizikas (53) in the second period of Game 4 of their first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs hockey series at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y., Tuesday, May 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

UNIONDALE, N.Y. – John Tavares scored with 9:49 left, and the New York Islanders tied their first-round series with the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night with a wild 6-4 victory.

Only the final lead was safe in Game 4.

Tavares slammed in his own rebound in front after Brad Boyes fed him after a turnover by Penguins star Evgeni Malkin. It was the Islanders’ third one-goal advantage in the game and the one that earned them a 2-2 tie in the series that has featured 5-4 and 6-4 finishes at Nassau Coliseum.

Senators 3, Canadiens 2 (OT): At Ottawa, Kyle Turris scored 2:32 into overtime, lifting Ottawa past Montreal to grab a 3-1 lead in their series.

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