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Johnny Boychuk #55 of the Boston Bruins hits P.A. Parenteau #15 of the New York Islanders. (March 31, 2012)

Bruins 6, Islanders 3

The Islanders were defeated by the Boston Bruins, 6-3 at Nassau Coliseum.

New York Islanders' Josh Bailey (12) is checked
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New York Islanders' Josh Bailey (12) is checked by Boston Bruins' Greg Zanon (6) during the second period. (March 31, 2012)

Johnny Boychuk #55 of the Boston Bruins hits
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Johnny Boychuk #55 of the Boston Bruins hits P.A. Parenteau #15 of the New York Islanders. (March 31, 2012)

Patrice Bergeron #37 (L) of the Boston Bruins
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Patrice Bergeron #37 (L) of the Boston Bruins scores at 16:19 of the third period against Al Montoya #35 of the New York Islanders and is joined by Tyler Seguin #19 (C) and Brad Marchand #63 (R). (March 31, 2012)

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New York Islanders' Michael Haley (18) fights with
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New York Islanders' Michael Haley (18) fights with Boston Bruins' Gregory Campbell (11) during the second period. (March 31, 2012)

Marty Turco #1 of the Boston Bruins covers
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Marty Turco #1 of the Boston Bruins covers the puck in his game against the New York Islanders.The Bruins defeated the Islanders 6-3. (March 31, 2012)

Brad Marchand #63 of the Boston Bruins moves
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Brad Marchand #63 of the Boston Bruins moves past Dylan Reese #42 of the New York Islanders. (March 31, 2012)

Boston Bruins fans cheer the Bruins sixth goal
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Boston Bruins fans cheer the Bruins sixth goal of an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders. (March 31, 2012)

Marty Turco #1 and Greg Zanon #6 of
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Marty Turco #1 and Greg Zanon #6 of the Boston Bruins celebrate their 6-3 victory over the New York Islanders. (March 31, 2012)

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Boston Bruins goalie Marty Turco (1) makes a
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Boston Bruins goalie Marty Turco (1) makes a save on a shot by New York Islanders Marty Reasoner (16) during the second period. (March 31, 2012)

Zdeno Chara of the Bruins rides P.A. Parenteau
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Zdeno Chara of the Bruins rides P.A. Parenteau of the Islanders into the boards. (March 31, 2012)

New York Islanders' Matt Martin (17) checks Boston
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New York Islanders' Matt Martin (17) checks Boston Bruins' Johnny Boychuk (55) during the second period. (March 31, 2012)

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