Lightning top Islanders to Get 2-1 series lead in Stanley Cup semifinals

A goal each from Brayden Point and Yanni Gourde assisted the Tampa Bay Lightning conquer the New York Islanders 2-1 in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup semifinals on Thursday.

Lightning top Islanders to Get 2-1 series lead in Stanley Cup semifinals

Point's taken while falling down with 17.4 seconds left in the second stage proved to be the game winner, as the Lightning took a 2-1 lead from the best-of-seven series.

"I did not actually have a peek at it on the replay, but I believe I just sort of got knocked down and the puck just kind of got in my rod and I slammed it to the internet," Point stated. "I am unsure how it moved . One of these lucky ones we had tonight."

Andrei Vasilevskiy additional 27 saves for the Lightning, also Cal Clutterbuck scored the only goal for the Islanders.

Does Brayden Point flourish from the playoffs?
Joe Smith, Lightning beat author : Let us have the 2 coaches in this show clarify.

"He has that it variable," Lightning coach Jon Cooper stated.

He is shined in large moments because he was a child and it has been a part gift, part decision, and lots of poise. Point said these minutes are"everything you play for" and it reveals.

Exactly what the Islanders can choose from Game 3
Arthur Staple, Islanders beat author : The Islanders may take some solace. To begin with, they made more opportunities over the course of the nighttime, thwarted by a stingy Lightning shield which blocked 21 Islanders shots and a couple of flubbed chances in tight.

Secondly, the Islanders have been here earlier, having dropped from the Penguins and Bruins 2-1 in the past two rounds simply to tear off three consecutive wins. The Isles may be much better than they have been in Game 3, but they are not from it.

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