BOSTON, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- John Tavares capped a New York comeback with two third-period goals Tuesday, helping rally the Islanders over Boston 5-3.
Tavares got the go-ahead goal just 32 seconds into the final period and later added an insurance tally for the Islanders, who registered a second straight win.
Okposo, Thomas Vanek and Andrew McDonald each provided two assists.
Evgeni Nabokov earned the win with 35 saves.
Tuukka Rask turned aside 26-of-31 shots.