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Peverley, Bergeron lift Bruins past Islanders 6-3 in pre-season home opener

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Boston Bruins\' Zdeno Chara (33), of Slovakia, and New York Islanders\' Jeremy Colliton (37) battle for the puck in the first period of a preseason hockey game in Boston, Friday, Sept. 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) Author: The Hockey News

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Peverley, Bergeron lift Bruins past Islanders 6-3 in pre-season home opener

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BOSTON - Rich Peverley and Patrice Bergeron each had a goal and two assists to lead the Boston Bruins to a 6-3 win over the New York Islanders in their pre-season home opener on Friday night.

Brad Marchand added a goal and an assist.

Rick DiPietro made 20 saves for the Islanders and Tim Thomas, last season's Conn Smythe Trophy winner, had 13 saves for Boston.

The Bruins also got goals from David Krejci, Dennis Seidenberg and Johnny Boychuk. Dylan Reese scored twice for the Islanders. Trevor Frischmon also scored for New York.

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Peverley, Bergeron lift Bruins past Islanders 6-3 in pre-season home opener