Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Boyle's OT objective lifts Lightning past Islanders 5-4 in Game 3

The Tampa Bay Lightning praise the amusement winning objective by focus Brian Boyle against the New York Islanders amid the additional time of Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference elimination rounds, Tuesday, May 3, 2016, in New York. The Lightning won 5-4. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) 

NEW YORK (AP) — Brian Boyle scored at 2:48 of additional time to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 5-4 triumph over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night for a 2-1 lead in their second-round arrangement.

Nikita Kucherov tied it in the last moment of direction, and Ryan Callahan, Victor Hedman and Vladislav Namestnikov additionally scored for the Lightning. Ben Bishop halted 35 shots.

On the triumphant objective, the Lightning were on an odd-man surge and Hedman discharged a shot from the left side that was wide, yet the bounce back fell off the sheets and right to Boyle in front at the right half of the objective and he tapped it in for the win.

Josh Bailey, back in the wake of missing the initial two amusements of this arrangement with an abdominal area harm, had two objectives, and Nick Leddy and Cal Clutterbuck additionally scored for the Islanders. Thomas Greiss completed with 36 spares.

Amusement 4 of the best-of-seven arrangement is Friday night.

With Bishop pulled for an additional skater, Kucherov's NHL-driving seventh objective of the playoffs leveled it with 38.4 seconds remaining. Jonathan Drouin, who returned prior in the period subsequent to taking a hard hit from Thomas Hickey in the second, was skating toward the objective line and sent a focusing go back to Kucherov, who terminated it past Greiss for the fourth tie in the teeter-totter amusement.

Clutterbuck had given the Islanders a 4-3 lead with 8:37 staying as he got the puck on a redirection of an outlet go by the Lightning off the skate of the Islanders' Casey Cizikas, and beat Bishop on the blocker side high and in off the crossbar.

Bailey put the Islanders ahead 3-2 with his second objective right on time in the third period. Around 10 seconds after a punishment on Cizikas lapsed with the groups skating 4-on-4, Hickey sent a go from the corner in front to Bailey, who let go it past Bishop at 2:27.

The Lightning tied it about a moment later after the Islanders turned it over behind their net. Valtteri Filppula discovered Namestnikov in front and he snapped it past Greiss at 3:25.

Hedman gave the Lightning a 2-1 lead at 8:10 of the second period. Tyler Johnson won a faceoff against Frans Nielsen in the left circle, and the puck came to Hedman in the center and he sent a moving shot past Greiss for his second of the arrangement. Leddy tied it with 6:10 left in the second.

The Islanders turned out with the expanded forceful play mentor Jack Capuano was searching for. They controlled the play for the vast majority of the opening period, outshooting the Lightning 17-9.

New York got on the scoreboard first close halfway through the main period when Travis Hamonic sent the puck down the left side, it bobbed off the sheets, and Kulemin connected and swiped it toward the objective. Bailey skated in from the right side, got the shuddering puck and beat Bishop low on the blocker side at 7:55. It was Bailey's first objective in 22 amusements and gave the Islanders the main objective for just the second time in nine diversions this postseason.

Boyle about scored a few minutes after the fact, yet was called for high-staying as he diverted the puck out of the air and in. The authorities never flagged an objective, and the call was maintained after a video survey.

Tampa Bay tied it in the last moment. With Cizikas off for stumbling Boyle, Callahan tipped in a shot by Alex Killorn up and in off the left post with 34 seconds remaining.

NOTES: Bishop played in his 33rd profession postseason amusement, tying Nikolai Khabibulin for the most by a Tampa Bay goalie in establishment history. ... The Lightning had lost three straight out and about against the Islanders, and six of their past seven visits. That incorporates Tampa Bay's 5-2 rout on April 4 in their first time at Barclays Center. ... Prior in the day, the Islanders' Matt Martin was reported as a finalist for the NHL Foundation Award, given to a player for altruistic work in the group. Calgary's Mark Giordano and Montreal's P.K. Subban are alternate candidates.


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