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Pastrnak, Eriksson lead Bruins past Islanders

Boston returns to .500 at TD Garden for the first time since Dec. 29

by Matt Kalman / Correspondent

Pastrnak's two-goal day

NYI@BOS: Pastrnak nets 11th and 12th goals of season

3/12/16: David Pastrnak nets a wrister in the final seconds of the 2nd, then doubles the Bruins' lead with a slap shot in the 3rd in a 3-1 win

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BOSTON -- David Pastrnak scored twice, including the go-ahead goal with 8.9 seconds left in the second period, and Loui Eriksson had one goal and two assists to help the Boston Bruins to a 3-1 win against the New York Islanders at TD Garden on Saturday. 

Pastrnak has four goals in the past four games and his 11 goals are one more than he had last season as a rookie for the Bruins (39-23-8).

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Islanders' Greiss ready for challenge vs. Bruins

Goalie will be No. 1 with Jaroslav Halak sidelined six weeks

by Mike G. Morreale @mikemorrealeNHL / Staff Writer

ISLANDERS (37-20-8) at BRUINS (38-23-8)

TV: 1 p.m. ET; MSG+, NESN, SN1, NHL.TV

Season series: The Boston Bruins won two games against the New York Islanders at Barclays Center. Ryan Spooner had a goal and an assist in a 5-3 win Oct. 23, 2015. Spooner and Patrice Bergeron each scored and Tuukka Rask made 36 saves in a 2-1 win Nov. 8, 2015.

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