Vasilevskiy stops 34 shots, Lightning beat Islanders 4-0
NEW YORK (AP) 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 added power-play goals 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.