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.
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LIVE UPDATES: Game 2
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.
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