BOSTON — The Bruins’ four-game winning streak was due to come to a close.

And it did in tough fashion, as the Bruins came up one goal short against the New York Rangers at TD Garden, 3-2, in Tuukka Rask’s return to action.

Here’s a quick recap of the box score:

•The Rangers scored two goals in a 27-second stretch of the first period to grab a lead they never relinquished.

•In the losing cause, Nathan Horton scored his fifth goal of the season and ran his point-scoring streak to six games.

•Henrik Lundqvist finished with 35 saves.