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NHL roundup: Penguins hold off Islanders’ rally

James Neal staked Pittsburgh to an early lead, and Marc-Andre Fleury and the rest of the Penguins held on to beat the New York Islanders, 4-2, Tuesday night in Uniondale, N.Y.

Pittsburgh looked plenty comfortable when it took a 3-0 lead 1:44 into the third period on Brandon Sutter’s goal, but the Islanders suddenly stormed back just as it seemed they would be shut out at home for the second straight game.

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