New York Skates Past Boston 2-1 - Recap
New York earned a 2-1 victory over Boston behind a 2-goal performance from Josh Bailey on Thursday at TD Garden.
New York was an underdog by +135 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Josh Bailey (2) scored for the Islanders in the victory. Bailey opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 19:39 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Mark Streit and Kyle Okposo.
Evgeni Nabokov turned in a 30-save effort for the Islanders.
Tyler Seguin scored for the Bruins, finding the net behind Evgeni Nabokov.
Boston got a 34-stop effort from Tuukka Rask in the loss.
On the power play, New York went 0-for-1, while the Bruins were 1-for-1 with the man advantage.
Boston lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 36-31.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Rangers. The Bruins will aim to get back on the winning track at Carolina.