Tampa Bay vs New York Wrap - Tampa Bay Wins 4-2
The Lightning earned a 4-2 victory over the Islanders on Wednesday at Nassau Coliseum.
Tampa Bay was an underdog by +100 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Tampa Bay got goals from Brett Clark, Martin St. Louis, Nate Thompson, and Steven Stamkos in the victory. Stamkos opened the scoring at 19:59 of the first period.
Dan Ellis stopped 34 of 36 New York shots in the victory.
Matt Moulson and John Tavares scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Dan Ellis.
New York got a 36-stop effort from Dwayne Roloson in the loss.
On the power play, Tampa Bay went 2-for-5, while the Islanders were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 40-36.
Tampa Bay heads into a battle against the Flyers. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Florida.