Boston Falls 5-3 to Islanders - Recap
|Boston Falls 5-3 to Islanders - Recap|
Evgeni Nabokov stopped 35 of 38 shots fired at him by Boston, as the Islanders skated to a 5-3 victory Tuesday at TD Garden.
The Islanders were a +217 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
New York got goals from Frans Nielsen (2), John Tavares (2), and Kyle Okposo in the victory. Nielsen opened the scoring at 5:56 of the second period.
Evgeni Nabokov turned in a 35-save effort for the Islanders.
Boston got goals from Daniel Paille, Patrice Bergeron, and David Krejci in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Tuukka Rask stopped 26 of 31 shots for the Bruins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 4-for-8, while the Bruins were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Boston outshot New York 38-31 in the game.
New York heads into a battle against the Blackhawks. Boston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Nashville.