BOLTS WIN: Johnson has 2 goals and assist, Lightning beat Islanders 4-1

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – Tyler Johnson had two goals and an assist and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the New York Islanders 4-1 on Saturday to even the second-round series at a game apiece.

Lightning goalie Ben Bishop rebounded after being pulled in second period of Game 1 to make 19 saves. He gave up four goals on 13 shots Wednesday night in a 5-3 loss.

Jonathan Drouin and Victor Hedman each had a goal and an assist for Tampa Bay.

Nikolay Kulemin scored for the Islanders, and Thomas Greiss 27 stopped shots.

Game 3 is Tuesday night in Brooklyn.

#BoltsPride – Check out the beautiful photos our viewers shared with us showing off their Lightning spirit.

LIVE UPDATES: Game 2drouin

5:56 p.m. Bolts win 4-1.

5:51 p.m. The Islanders’ goalie is back in the net.

5:50 p.m. The Bolts get a 2-minute Power Play.

5:49 p.m. The Bolts score the empty-netter, 4-1 (Johnson).

5:44 p.m. The Islanders pull the goalie, 3 minutes left in the game.

5:40 p.m. The Bolts are out-shooting the Islanders 10-3 in the 3rd, for the first time during this game.

5:38 p.m. With about 6 minutes left in the 3rd, the Bolts are leading 3-1.

5:19 p.m. 3rd period starts.

4:58 p.m. At the end of the 2nd period, Bolts have the lead 3-1.

4:41 p.m. Bolts score, leading 3-1, the puck gets into the net off a defender’s skate after Hedman’s shot.

4:40 p.m. Penalty on the Islanders, Bolts get a 2-minute power play.

4:29 p.m. Bolts are without a score after this PP.

4:27 p.m. One more Power Play for the Bolts, the Islanders’ Židlický is in the box for interference.

4:22 p.m. PP is over, no score for the Islanders after this one either.


4:19 p.m. Drouin’s stick gets caught in an Islander’s skate, the game continues 4 on 4.

4:18 p.m. Bolts start the 2nd period with a Power Play.

3:58 p.m. Bolts lead after the first period 2-1

3:49 p.m. Islanders score on Power Play (Kulemin), the score is now 2-1.

3:47 p.m. Islanders are on a 2-minute Power Play again.

3:41 p.m. Jonathan Drouin scores, Bolts leading 2-0.

3:39 p.m. Icing call against the Bolts.

3:37 p.m. Power Play is over, no score for Islanders.

3:35 p.m. Penalty against Bolts (Callahan for holding).

3:30 p.m. Bolts score first (Tyler Johnson), leading 1-0 in the first period.

3:27 p.m. No score for the Islanders during the power play.

3:25 p.m. Interference call against Bolts, Islanders got a 2-minute power play.

3:21 p.m. – The puck drops at the Amalie Arena.

READ THE SERIES PREVIEW here – Stanley Cup 2016 Round 2: Lightning vs. Islanders

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