Boston, MA (Sports Network) - Josh Bailey netted a pair of goals to back a 30-
save effort from Evgeni Nabokov, and the New York Islanders continued their
late-season success with a 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins at TD Garden.
Mark Streit assisted on both of Bailey's tallies in the win, New York's third
in a row and eighth in its last 10 games as it strengthened its case for the
franchise's first playoff appearance since the 2006-07 campaign. The triumph
also prevented the Bruins from clinching a postseason berth, with Boston
having needed to win outright or force overtime to do so.
Playing without two of their top scorers in Brad Marchand and Patrice Bergeron
due to concussions, the Bruins managed only Tyler Seguin's power-play goal
early in the second period and had a two-game win streak snapped. Tuukka Rask
finished with 34 saves in defeat.
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