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Second Period, 7:32, 1-0 Boston: The Islanders are going on the power play for the first time. Patrice Bergeron was assessed a minor penalty for tripping.

Second Period, 3:44, 1-0 Boston: Bobby Robins crushes Matt Donovan behind the net for his team-high fifth hit of the night. Boston has a 5-0 shot advantage early in the period.

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Dougie Hamilton also is handling the forecheck with precision.

Dougie Hamilton beat 2 #NYI forecheckers with deft stickhandling.


Shawn Hutcheon (@ShawnHutcheon) October 01, 2014

Second Period, 0:01, 1-0 Boston: We’re underway!

End of First Period, 1-0 Boston

Stats

Faceoffs: Bruins 14-9
Shots: Bruins 10-5
Hits: Islanders 23-10
Special teams: BOS 0-for-1, NYI 0-for-0

Goals: Bergeron (1), assisted by Brad Marchand

First Period, 16:03, 1-0 Boston: During a 2-on-1, Brad Marchand set up Craig Cunningham on a cross-crease pass, but Kevin Poulin slid across and got a piece of the puck with his glove. A tremendous save.

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First Period, 14:00, 1-0 Boston: Neither team has created a great scoring chance since Boston’s power play. The B’s have a 5-2 shot advantage so far.

First Period, 8:52, 1-0 Boston: New York kills off the penalty and we’re back to even strength.

First Period, 6:52, 1-0 Boston: Matt Donovan is headed to the penalty box for interference. It’s the Bruins first power play.

First Period, 6:45, 1-0 Boston: The Bruins have opened the scoring. Patrice Bergeron took the puck behind the net, tried a wraparound shot, then scored on his own rebound. Islanders captain John Tavares didn’t do a good job defending Bergeron after he lost the faceoff.

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First Period, 3:10, 0-0: Bobby Robins crushes Thomas Hickey and sends him flying into the boards outside the …read more