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Bruins are perfect after getting fast start

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Through the first 15 games of this shortened NHL season, the Bruins have been able to win lots of different ways: Home, road, regulation, overtime, shootout, outshooting the opponent, being outshot, one-goal games, not-close games, leading after two periods, trailing after two.

After Tuesday night’s 4-1 victory over the Islanders at the Nassau Coliseum, the Bruins’ record is spotless, though, in one key statistical category. When scoring the game’s first goal, they are a perfect 8-0.

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