Originally written on BruinsLife  |  Last updated 1/25/13

BRIDGEPORT, CT - SEPTEMBER 30: Goaltenders Rick DiPietro #39 and Mike Dunham #1 of the New York Islanders celebrate after combining for a 3-0 shutout victory against the New Jersey Devils during their NHL pre season game on September 30, 2006 at the Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, Connecticut. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
The Bruins come back home from New York city to go head to head with the New York Islanders. The Islanders are 2-1 losing the season opener to the New Jersey Devils. The Islanders beat then beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 and then beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 7-4. The Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro hasn't played yet this season. DiPietro, who has 9 years left on his 67.5 million dollar deal, could come back tonight against the Bruins. It's more likely though that 37 year old Russian goalie Evgeni Nabokov will get the start in net. Nabokov has started all three games for the Islanders posting a modest 3.02 Goals Against Average and a .907 save percentage. The Bruins are coming off an intense game versus the Rangers in New York. The Bruins spent most of the game battling back and managed to get the game into OT. Tuukka was solid in net and made a few spectacular saves. Horton scored his first of the year; hopefully shaking away some of his rust. Dougie Hamilton also got his first car...
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