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Zajac, Palmieri enjoying Islanders playoff run, help eliminate Bruins

Late-season acquisitions add veteran presence in locker room, each scores in Game 6

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

This is what Travis Zajac and Kyle Palmieri were hoping for when they were traded to the New York Islanders on April 7.

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game recap

Islanders eliminate Bruins with Game 6 win, advance to Semifinals

Nelson scores twice in three-goal second period for New York

by Brian Compton @BComptonNHL / NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

Nelson backhands second goal home

BOS@NYI, Gm6: Nelson scores second on his backhand

R2, Gm6: Brock Nelson corrals a Josh Bailey pass, moves the puck onto his backhand and nets his 2nd goal from in front to make it 3-1 Islanders

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UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Brock Nelson scored two goals, and the New York Islanders eliminated the Boston Bruins with a 6-2 win in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Second Round at Nassau Coliseum on Wednesday.

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game preview

3 Keys: Bruins at Islanders, Game 6 of second round

Rask to start in goal for Boston; New York can advance to Stanley Cup Semifinals

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

No. 3 Bruins at No. 4 Islanders

7:30 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVAS

New York leads best-of-7 series, 3-2

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Islanders aim to be better in Game 6, trying to close out Bruins

'Excited' to return home with opportunity to advance to Stanley Cup Semifinals

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

The New York Islanders know they'll need to play much better against the Boston Bruins in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Second Round at Nassau Coliseum on Wednesday (7:30 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVAS) than they did in Game 5 to close the series and advance to the Stanley Cup Semifinals.

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Islanders push Bruins to brink with Game 5 victory

Varlamov makes 40 saves to help New York hang on; Rask pulled for Boston

by Brian Compton @BComptonNHL / NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

Barzal's power-play goal

NYI@BOS, Gm5: Barzal buries PPG from the circle

R2, Gm5: Mathew Barzal rips a shot from the circle and finds twine, tying the score at 1 with a power-play goal

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The New York Islanders scored on each of their first three power plays in a 5-4 win against the Boston Bruins in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Second Round at TD Garden in Boston on Monday.

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The Buzz

Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz: Canadiens try to sweep Jets, reach Semifinals

Bruins consider changes against Islanders in Game 5; Byram could be Avalanche option

by Tracey Myers @Tramyers_NHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

Welcome to the Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz, a daily in-depth look at the 2021 NHL postseason. There were two games on the schedule Sunday and there are two games Monday.

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3 Keys: Islanders at Bruins, Game 5 of second round

New York hoping to generate more chances at net; Carlo out again for Boston

by Brian Compton @BComptonNHL / NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

No. 4 Islanders at No. 3 Bruins

6:30 p.m. ET; NBCSN, SN1, TVAS

Best-of-7 series tied, 2-2

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Barzal, Islanders defeat Bruins in Game 4, even series

Scores winning goal with 6:57 left, has assist; Varlamov makes 28 saves for New York

by Brian Compton @BComptonNHL / NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

Barzal bats in go-ahead goal

BOS@NYI, Gm4: Barzal swats puck in to give Isles lead

R2, Gm4: Mathew Barzal locates the loose puck inside the circle and knocks it past Tuukka Rask, giving the Islanders a 2-1 lead in the 3rd

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UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Mathew Barzal scored the go-ahead goal with 6:57 remaining in the third period, and the New York Islanders evened the Stanley Cup Second Round with a 4-1 win against the Boston Bruins in Game 4 at Nassau Coliseum on Saturday.

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3 Keys: Bruins at Islanders, Game 4 of second round

Carlo out for Boston; New York needs better play early to have chance to even series

by Brian Compton @BComptonNHL / NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

No. 3 Bruins at No. 4 Islanders

7:15 p.m. ET; NBC, CBC, SN, TVAS

Boston leads best-of-7 series, 2-1

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The Buzz

Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz: Islanders host Bruins in Game 4, can pull even

Lightning try to extend lead against Hurricanes; crowd helps lift Golden Knights to win

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

Welcome to the Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz, a daily in-depth look at the 2021 NHL postseason. There were two games on the schedule Friday and there are two Saturday.

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