New York Islanders defeat Boston Bruins, 3-2

Frans Nielsen scored 24 seconds into overtime to give New York a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Saturday night, snapping the Islanders' losing streak at three games.

Matt Moulson had a goal and an assist for the Islanders (12-13-7), Rob Schremp scored his first NHL goal, and Kyle Okposo had two assists.

David Krejci and Michael Ryder scored for Boston. The Bruins (16-9-6) had won two straight and were 8-1-1 in their previous 10.

The Islanders were finally b...

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UNIONDALE, N.Y. - The Bruins didn’t do all of the right things last night, but they did most of them, which in the end was like being the guy with nearly all the Megabucks numbers - all except, you know, the winning number that is the difference between a free ticket to the next game or a life living at the edge of a seaside Caribbean hideaway.

With only 24 seconds gone in overtime, and Boston defenders Andrew Ference and Dennis Wideman caught somewhere between the neut...