New York Islanders 1, Boston Bruins 3: Recap, Tweets, Highlights

The New York Islanders could not continue their winning ways on Saturday as they fell in defeat to the Boston Bruins by a final of 3-1.

  • New York Islanders 1 (37-21-8, 82 pts)
  • Boston Bruins 3 (39-23-8, 86 pts)
  • NHL, Eastern Conference, Final, Box Score
  • TD Garden, Boston, MA

The one highlight on Saturday for the New York Islanders came in the form of the captain.

John Tavares scored at 10:48 of the second period against the Bruins in Boston today, but it wasn’t just a normal goal. This tally was the captain’s 200th goal of his young NHL career.


Although the Tavares goal knotted the game up at 1-1, the Bruins’ David Pastrnak put home his 11th of the season with just nine seconds to go in the second period to provide his team with a lead they would not relinquish.

Pastrnak added on another in the third for comfort.

3 Stars of the Game:

  1. D. Pastrnak (Bruins – LW): Goals: 2, Assists: 0
  2. L. Eriksson (Bruins – LW): Goals: 1, Assists: 2
  3. T. Rask (Bruins – G): Saves: 25, Save Pct.: .962

NEXT: New York Islanders Allow Late Tying Goal, Fall In Overtime To The Toronto Maple Leafs (Highlights)

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