Lightning Strike Down Islanders; Lead Series 3-2
The Tampa Bay Lightning came ready to play. The New York Islanders let them. It was a blow out from the start as the Bolts Captain Steven Stamkos scored his first goal of the series just :45 seconds into the game. Tampa Bay stormed out to a 3-0 lead in the first period and never looked back. The…
Ryan Pulock Saves Islanders Victory
With the waning seconds of the third period expiring in Game 4 of the 3rd round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs and the Islanders clinging to a 3-2 lead, New York defenseman Ryan Pulock dove in front of an empty net to save a direct shot on goal by Tampa Bay defenseman Ryan McDonagh to save the Isalnder…
Islanders Shut Down Tampa Bay in Game 1
Mathew Barzal put the Islanders on the board with just over 7 minutes remaining in the 2nd period. New York’s offense looked sharp and matched the Lightning shot for shot. But it was Varlomov’s acrobatic act, save after save that was the difference in today’s game.