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Islanders survive Bruins’ rally attempt for Game 5 win

The Islanders defeated the Bruins, 5-4, on Monday to take a 3-2 series lead in the second round of the 2021 NHL playoffs.

Kyle Palmieri celebrates his goal in the Islanders' win over the Bruins in Game 5 on Monday night.
Kyle Palmieri celebrates his goal in the Islanders’ win over the Bruins in Game 5 on Monday night.
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Josh Bailey, Mat Barzal, Jordan Eberle, Brock Nelson and Kyle Palmieri scored for the Islanders, who scored three power play goals but nearly blew a three-goal lead in the third period.

They will have a chance to close out the series Wednesday when it returns to Long Island.

David Pastrnak scored twice for the Bruins, who also got goals from Brad Marchand and David Krejci.

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