Bruins Lucic Scores A Pair In Win Over Islanders

Lucic scores 2 in Bruins' 5-2 win over Islanders

      BOSTON (AP) – Milan Lucic scored two goals and Tuukka Rask made
33 saves to lift the Boston Bruins to a 5-2 victory over the New
York Islanders on Thursday night.
      Boston extended the Islanders' futility to 1-15-3 in their past
19 games. New York, which has lost 11 straight road games, hasn't
won since beating New Jersey at home on Nov. 26.
      Rask won for only the second time this season (2-6-1). Boston is
4-0-1 in its last five.
      Brad Marchand scored a short-handed goal with 5:20 remaining in
the second period. Michael Ryder scored one of two power-play goals
for Boston at 14:16 of the third period for a 3-1 lead before Rob
Schremp narrowed the Bruins' lead to 3-2 with 3:33 remaining.
      Lucic and Patrice Bergeron added empty-net goals in the final
1:03 to cap off the scoring.
      Frans Nielsen got the Islanders even at 1 in the second period
with a short-handed, penalty-shot goal.
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