Lightning Fall 5-1 Against New York - Game Recap
Tampa Bay couldn't hang with the Islanders on Tuesday as New York blasted the Lightning 5-1 at Nassau Coliseum.
The Islanders were a -110 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
New York got goals from Milan Jurcina, Matt Moulson, John Tavares, Matt Martin, and David Ullstrom in the victory. Tavares opened the scoring at 14:01 of the first period.
Al Montoya turned in a 23-save effort for the Islanders.
Tampa Bay got a goal from Martin St. Louis in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Mathieu Garon stopped 29 of 34 shots for the Lightning, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 2-for-5, while the Lightning were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
New York outshot Tampa Bay 34-24 in the game.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Chicago looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head on the road to face New York.