Islanders vs Lightning Final: 4-2 - Recap
|Islanders vs Lightning Final: 4-2 - Recap|
New York skated to a 4-2 victory over Tampa Bay on Saturday in NHL action at Nassau Coliseum.
New York won as a -110 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Michael Grabner, Andrew MacDonald, Josh Bailey, and Matt Martin each scored for the Islanders in the victory. Grabner opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 14:45 of the first period. The goal was assisted by John Tavares.
Evgeni Nabokov stopped 19 of 21 Tampa Bay shots in the victory.
Tampa Bay got goals from Matt Carle and Richard Panik in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Tampa Bay got a 24-stop effort from Ben Bishop in the loss.
On the power play, New York went 0-for-1, while the Lightning were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 28-21.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head on the road to face Washington.