RECAP: Beauvillier, Islanders beat Lightning in OT to force Game 7


New York Islanders center Brock Nelson (29) tries to tip the puck past Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) and center Tyler Johnson (9) during Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup semifinals, Saturday, June 19, 2021, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jim McIsaac)

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OVERTIME: 3-2 New York Islanders

18:52 – Anthony Beauvillier scores the game winning goal


8:44 – Mayfield ties the game 2-2

SECOND PERIOD: 2-1 Tampa Bay Lightning

5:38 – Jordan Eberle backhands the puck past Andrei Vasilevskiy. The Lightning had scored 12 unanswered goals prior to this goal. 2-1 Tampa Bay Lightning

7:24 – Anthony Cirelli scores on a breakaway. 2-0 Tampa Bay Lightning

FIRST PERIOD: 1-0 Tampa Bay Lightning

3:58 – Brayden Point scores his 14th goal of this postseason to give the Lightning a one goal lead in the first period. He has scored a goal in nine consecutive playoff games, which is the second longest streak in NHL history. 1-0 Tampa Bay Lightning


The Tampa Bay Lightning will try to advance to the Stanley Cup Final for the second straight season when they play the New York Islanders in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Semifinals at Nassau Coliseum on Wednesday.

The Lightning won the last meeting 8-0. Steven Stamkos scored a team-high two goals for the Lightning in the victory.

The Lightning are averaging 3.4 goals, 6.2 assists, 4.9 penalties, and 12.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.1 goals per game with a .934 save percentage.

Defenseman Erik Cernak may be a question mark headed into Game 6 as he is listed day to day with an upper body injury.

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