Erik Christensen had one goal, Ray Whitney had three assists, Mario Lemieux added three assists and Sebastien Caron made 22 saves for the Penguins (3-5-5), who have won three of four after beginning the season 0-4-5.
Alexei Yashin scored the lone goal and Rick DiPietro stopped 28 of 33 shots for New York (6-7-0), which has lost three of its last four contests.
Pittsburgh out-shot the Islanders, 33-23. The Penguins were 2-for-8 on the power play while the Islanders went 0-for-4.
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