Tampa Bay Falls 5-2 to Islanders - Recap
The Islanders earned a 5-2 victory over Tampa Bay on Tuesday behind a 36-save performance from Al Montoya at St. Pete Times Forum.
The Islanders were a +147 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
New York got goals from Frans Nielsen, Kyle Okposo, Michael Grabner, Josh Bailey, and Matt Martin in the victory. Bailey opened the scoring at 10:22 of the first period.
Al Montoya stopped 36 of 38 Tampa Bay shots in the victory.
Dominic Moore and Nate Thompson scored for the Lightning, finding the net behind Al Montoya.
Tampa Bay got a 23-stop effort from Dwayne Roloson in the loss.
On the power play, New York went 1-for-3, while the Lightning were 1-for-7 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay outshot New York 38-28 in the game.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Atlanta looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head home to face Carolina.