LIGHTNING CAN’T MAKE UP GROUND ON ISLANDERS
Lightning coach Jon Cooper called it: His team couldn’t get away with letting the Islanders get off to a strong start. But that’s what happened Sunday, with New York picking up three goals in the team’s first five shots. The final was 5-1.
Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy watches a puck shot by the Islanders’ Casey Cizikas get past him for a 4-0 New York lead in the second period.
The Lightning’s Anthony Cirelli tries to get his stick on the puck before Islanders defenseman Adam Pelech does.