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Bruins Overpower Islanders, Snap Losing Streak

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UNIONDALE, NY - FEBRUARY 17: Steven Kampfer #47 of the Boston Bruins skates away with the puck as John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders reaches in to try to stop him during the second period of an NHL hockey game at the Nassau Coliseum on February 17, 2011 in Uniondale, New York. Bruins won 6-3. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Steven Kampfer #47 of the Boston Bruins skates away with the puck as John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders reaches in to try to stop him during the second period of an NHL hockey game at the Nassau Coliseum on February 17, 2011 in Uniondale, New York. Bruins won 6-3. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

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UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) – Tuukka Rask stopped 34 shots and six Bruins scored as Boston snapped a three-game losing streak with a 6-3 victory against the New York Islanders on Thursday night.

Blake Wheeler, Mark Recchi, Gregory Campbell, David Krejci, Tyler Seguin and Milan Lucic scored for the Bruins.

New York’s four-game winning streak came to a halt.

John Tavares scored twice to give him 23 goals on the season and Josh Bailey also had a goal for the Islanders.

Rookie Michael Grabner had his six-game goal streak snapped.

Nathan Lawson started in net for the Islanders and stopped 13 of 18 shots before Al Montoya came off the bench to finish with 15 saves.

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