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New York Falls 5-2 to Bruins - Recap

Milan Lucic scored a pair of goals against the Islanders as Boston handed New York a 5-2 defeat on Thursday at TD Garden.

Boston won as a -250 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Boston got goals from Milan Lucic (2), Michael Ryder, Patrice Bergeron, and Brad Marchand in the victory. Lucic opened the scoring at 14:00 of the first period.

Tuukka Rask turned in a 33-save effort for the Bruins.

Rob Schremp and Frans Nielsen scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Tuukka Rask.

New York got a 32-stop effort from Rick DiPietro in the loss.

On the power play, Boston went 2-for-5, while the Islanders were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

New York lost the shots on goal battle to Boston by a margin of 37-35.

Boston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Flyers. The Islanders will aim to get back on the winning track vs Atlanta.