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BOSTON 4, ISLANDERS 3, SO

Saturday, 02.10.2007 / 12:00 AM / News
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BOSTON 4, ISLANDERS 3, SO
Chara wins marathon shootout for Bruins

Official Scoresheet | Official Super Stats

By Jason Lockhart

Zdeno Chara wristed a shot through Rick DiPietro's five-hole in the ninth round of a shootout for a 4-3 Boston Bruins win over the Islanders Saturday night at the TD Banknorth Garden.

Tim Thomas made 31 saves for the victory, while DiPietro came up just short stopping 25 shots in regulation and overtime.

Viktor Kozlov opened the scoring after deflecting Chris Campoli's floater past Thomas for his 20th of the season, 3:52 into the first period.

The Islanders made a number of costly turnovers in their own zone before Marco Sturm evened the score with a blast from the point past DiPietro with 7:14 gone by in the first period.

Patrice Bergeron gave the Bruins a 2-1 lead on the power play by scoring from the side of the net with 8:56 remaining in the first period.

Just 54 seconds into the second period, Mike Sillinger picked up his 18th goal of the season to even the score at two. Andy Hilbert's wraparound was stopped by Thomas, but Sillinger buried the rebound, with an assist also going to Campoli.

The Islanders regained the lead at 3:58 of the third period. Jason Blake created traffic in front of the net for Tom Poti's point shot, and Miroslav Satan finished the play on the backhand for his 19th goal of the season.

Sturm scored his second of the game off a one-timer from a sharp angle to tie the score at three while on a 5-on-3 power with 8:15 left in the third period.

In the shootout, Kozlov and Bergeron traded goals in the opening rounds. The Islanders had a chance to win the game in the seventh round after Randy Robitaille's wrist shot got past Thomas, but Petr Tenkrat countered on the backhand.

After Poti's backhand went off the post, Chara scored with a low wrist shot after faking a slapshot.


Five Stars of the Game:
1. Marco Sturm:
Two goals in regulation
2. Zdeno Chara: Scored the game-winner in the SO
3. Tim Thomas: Stopped 31 shots in regulation and overtime and another seven in the SO
4. Chris Campoli: Two assists
5. Richard Park: Showed guts killing the penalty while hurt


Stat of the Game: Randy Robitaille scored in the shootout and logged the least amount of ice time on the Islanders - 2:52

Slapshots: Both Islanders-Bruins meetings in Boston have gone  to a shootout...The longest Islanders shootout of the season came on October 28 when Andy Hilbert won the game in the tenth round...Once again, the Bruins' turned their helmets around as rally caps for the shootout... Alexei Yashin (knee), Shawn Bates (groin) and Radek Martinek (leg) were tonight's scratches


ISLANDERS
Goaltenders
39 Rick DiPietro
1   Mike Dunham
 
Defensemen
32 Brendan Witt - 44 Freddy Meyer
14 Chris Campoli - 6 Sean Hill
3   Tom Poti - 8 Bruno Gervais

Forwards
11 Andy Hilbert - 18 Mike Sillinger - 7 Trent Hunter
12 Chris Simon - 10 Richard Park - 45 Arron Asham
55 Jason Blake - 25 Viktor Kozlov - 81 Miroslav Satan
15 Jeff Tambellini - 51 Frans Nielsen - 27 Randy Robitaille


BOSTON
Goaltenders

30 Tim Thomas
54 Hannu Toivonen

Defensemen
6   Brad Stuart - 33 Zdeno Chara
41 Andrew Alberts - 23 Paul Mara
25 Jason York - 38 Bobby Allen
 
Forwards
16 Marco Sturm - 37 Patrice Bergeron - 81 Phil Kessel
11 P.J. Axelsson - 91 Marc Savard - 10 Brandon Bochenski
17 Petr Tenkrat - 26 Brad Boyes - 18 Mark Mowers
53 Jeremy Reich - 20 Wayne Primeau - 22 Shean Donovan

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 TBL 48 30 14 4 156 127 64
2 NYI 46 31 14 1 151 129 63
3 DET 47 27 11 9 139 119 63
4 MTL 45 29 13 3 123 106 61
5 PIT 46 26 12 8 138 117 60
6 NYR 44 27 13 4 134 106 58
7 WSH 46 24 13 9 137 120 57
8 BOS 48 25 16 7 126 121 57
9 FLA 44 20 14 10 107 122 50
10 OTT 46 19 18 9 126 128 47
11 TOR 48 22 23 3 142 150 47
12 PHI 48 19 22 7 130 146 45
13 CBJ 45 20 22 3 113 142 43
14 NJD 47 17 22 8 107 134 42
15 CAR 46 16 25 5 98 120 37
16 BUF 47 14 30 3 89 167 31

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 46 21 24 -2 45
K. Okposo 46 14 30 -2 44
R. Strome 46 8 25 16 33
B. Nelson 46 15 15 6 30
F. Nielsen 46 9 16 4 25
J. Boychuk 36 4 18 15 22
J. Bailey 34 8 13 8 21
N. Leddy 46 7 14 15 21
N. Kulemin 46 11 9 1 20
A. Lee 40 13 5 7 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 25 9 0 .910 2.41
C. Johnson 6 5 0 .870 3.38

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