TAMPA, Fla. — Semyon Varlamov stopped 31 shots, Brock Nelson scored twice in the third period, and the Islanders beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1 on Monday night.
Ross Johnston, Josh Bailey and Anders Lee also scored for the Islanders, who are 18-0-1 when scoring three or more goals.
Tampa Bay got a goal from Steven Stamkos. Curtis McElhinney stopped 19 shots.
Varlamlov made an in-close rebound save on Stamkos and a diving glove grab on Pat Maroon early in the third.
In addition to Nelson’s goals at 7:31 and 14:41, Lee added a power-play goal with 3:55 remaining.