Vasilevskiy stops 34 shots, Lightning beat Islanders 4-0

Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Islanders players react as a shot comes toward the Lightning goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, in New York. The Lightning shut out the Islanders 4-0. From left ,Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Andrej Sustr (62) of the Czech Republic, New York Islanders left wing Andrew Ladd,(16), Lightning center Tyler Johnson (9), New York Islanders center and captain John Tavares (91) and New York Islanders left wing Anders Lee (27). Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) of Russia, barely visible, defends the crease. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK – Andrei Vasilevskiy made 34 saves, J.T. Brown and Ryan Callahan scored 42 seconds apart in the first period and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the New York Islanders 4-0 on Monday night.

Nikita Kucherov and Vladislav Namestnikov also scored as the Lightning won for the fourth time in seven games (4-2-1) following a three-game skid. Steven Stamkos had two assists to help Tampa Bay complete a sweep of the three-game season series with the Islanders – all within the last 14 days – by a combined 14-2 margin.

Jaroslav Halak had 27 saves for New York, which was shut out for the first time this season and fell to 1-3-3 in its last seven. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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