VIDEO: Brooks Oprik scores overtime winner for Penguins

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Entering Game 6 on Saturday night, Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik had played in 77 postseason games and never scored a goal.

In 631 regular-season games, he had only scored 11. Obviously, scoring goals is not what his game is all about.

That's why it was so shocking that he was the guy (on a team with so many great offensive talents) who scored the game-winning goal in overtime to get the Penguins into the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs with a 4-3 win against the New York Islanders.

It was a rather innocent looking shot from the point, but there's no such thing as a bad shot in overtime. And those shots have seemed to have a way of finding their way into the net in this series. Especially when they were coming off the sticks of Penguins players.

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Adam Gretz has been writing about the NHL and taking an analytical approach to the game since the start of the 2008 season. A member of the PHWA since 2015, he has spent more than three years covering... Full Bio

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