New York Islanders left wing Cory Conacher (89) falls back after being punched by Boston Bruins center Chris Kelly (23) despite the efforts of linesman Derek Nansen (70) during the third period of an NHL preseason hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. The Islanders won 5-3. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
BOSTON - Cal Clutterbuck scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:19 left in the third period, sending the New York Islanders to a 5-3 preseason win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night.
Kyle Okposo, Cory Conacher and defenceman T.J. Brennan also scored for the Islanders. Scott Mayfield added an empty-net goal.
Clutterbuck and Okposo each had an assist. Kevin Poulin made 26 saves for New York.
Starting goalie Niklas Svedberg stopped seven of eight shots for the Bruins. Jeremy Smith replaced Svedberg in the second period and allowed three goals on 18 shots.
Boston rallied from two goals down to tie it 3-all on goals by defenceman Matt Bartkowski and forward Brad Marchand early in the third. Patrice Bergeron also scored for the Bruins.