■When, where: Tonight, 7, at Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, N.Y.
■TV, radio: NESN, WBZ-FM (98.5).
■Goals: Matt Moulson 28, Michael Grabner 27, John Tavares 24.
■Assists: Tavares 31, Frans Nielsen 29, P.A. Parenteau 27.
■Goaltending: Al Montoya (6-2-2, 2.02), Nathan Lawson (1-4-2, 4.12).
■Head to head: This is the third of four meetings. The Bruins won the previous two. ■Miscellany: The Islanders got off to a pitiful 5-18-5 start but have improved greatly to stand at 26-32-10 . . . They have won three of their last four, the only loss a shootout setback to the surging Devils . . . Of the 31 skaters to play for the Islanders this season, only five have positive plus-minus ratings, led by Grabner (plus-13).