NEW YORK (AP) — After a slow start, the Boston Bruins picked up their intensity in the second period and rolled over the New York Islanders.
David Pastrnak broke a tie late in the second period and Boston scored four consecutive to beat the Islanders 5-3 on Friday night to remain perfect on the road.
Brett Connolly, Joonas Kemppainen and Ryan Spooner scored to help the Bruins rally after trailing 2-1 through one period. Boston improved to 3-0 on the road this season to go along with an 0-3-1 mark at home.
Jonas Gustavsson, starting in place of the struggling Tuukka Rask, finished with 23 saves to improve to 2-0.
“When you’re down a goal early in the game, you just got to stick with it, believe in what you’re doing as an individual and as a team,” Gustavsson said. “We really came back strong in the second period and played really well, got the momentum back. The second and third periods these guys played unbelievable.”
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