TAMPA, Fla. – Steven Stamkos had a goal and two assists, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 31 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the New York Islanders 4-1 on Thursday night.
Nikita Kucherov, Tyler Johnson and Brian Boyle also scored for the Lightning, who have outscored the Islanders 10-2 in winning the first two games of the season series.
The Islanders got a goal from Andrew Ladd.
Stamkos opened the scoring by beating Jaroslav Halak from the left circle during a power play 8:03 into the game. The star center has 111 career power-play goals with Tampa Bay, one shy of Vincent Lecavalier’s team record.
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