Breaking down the Islanders, the Bruins’ next opponent

 When, where: Friday, 7 p.m., at TD Garden.

 TV, radio: NESN, WBZ-FM (98.5).

 Goals: Michael Grabner 3, Matt Moulson 2, seven players with 1.


 Assists: John Tavares 4, Brad Boyes 2, Frans Nielsen 2, Grabner 2.

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 Goaltending: Evgeni Nabokov (2-1-0, 3.02 GAA), Rick DiPietro (0-0-0, 0.00 GAA).

 Head to head: This is the first of three meetings.

 Miscellany: The Islanders started a five-game, eight-day road trip with a 7-4 win over Toronto Thursday night . . . The Bruins won three of four matchups last season, scoring six goals in each of the three victories.