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Recap - Bruins Defeat New York 6-3

The Bruins earned a 6-3 victory over the Islanders on Thursday at Nassau Coliseum.

The Bruins were a -165 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Boston got goals from Mark Recchi, Gregory Campbell, Blake Wheeler, David Krejci, Milan Lucic, and Tyler Seguin in the victory. Wheeler opened the scoring at 1:52 of the first period.

Tuukka Rask turned in a 34-save effort for the Bruins.

John Tavares (2) and Josh Bailey scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Tuukka Rask.

Nathan Lawson stopped 13 of 18 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Boston scored 1 time on 2 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.

New York outshot Boston 37-34 in the game.

Boston heads into a battle against the Senators. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Los Angeles.