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Brayden Point scores again, Tampa Bay Lightning beat New York Islanders 2-1 in Game 3

Lightning Islanders Hockey
Posted at 11:12 PM, Jun 17, 2021

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Brayden Point kept up his scoring touch with a tiebreaking goal late in the second period, Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 27 shots and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the New York Islanders 2-1 on Thursday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Stanley Cup semifinals.

Yanni Gourde also scored to help Tampa Bay improve to 6-1 on the road in the playoffs.

Cal Clutterbuck scored for the Islanders, and Semyon Varlamov finished with 23 saves.

Game 4 is Saturday night at Nassau Coliseum, with Game 5 back in Tampa on Monday night.