Boston vs New York Wrap - New York Wins 3-1
|Boston vs New York Wrap - New York Wins 3-1|
The Islanders beat Boston 3-1 on Saturday, earning a victory backstopped by Kevin Poulin's 26 saves.
The Islanders were a +118 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Thomas Vanek, Andrew MacDonald, and John Tavares each scored for the Islanders in the victory. Tavares opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 6:15 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Thomas Vanek.
Kevin Poulin turned in a 26-save effort for the Islanders.
Dougie Hamilton scored for the Bruins, finding the net behind Kevin Poulin.
Boston got a 31-stop effort from Chad Johnson in the loss.
On the power play, New York went 0-for-3, while the Bruins were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Boston lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 34-27.
New York heads into a battle against the Capitals. Boston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Dallas.