Josh Bailey scored two goals and the Islanders had 37 shots, but Tampa Bay goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy kept his team in it as the Lightning came away with the 4-2 win Thursday night. >> Box score
- 3:40 NYI Josh Bailey; Assists: Brock Nelson
- 5:58 TBL Mathieu Joseph; Assists: Alex Killorn, Anton Stralman
- 11:12 TBL J.T. Miller; Assists: Mikhail Sergachev, Steven Stamkos
- 8:43 NYI Josh Bailey; Assists: Adam Pelech, Mathew Barzal
- 18:34 TBL Tyler Johnson; Assists: Nikita Kucherov, Yanni Gourde
- 19:50 TBL Steven Stamkos (Empty Net); Assists: J.T. Miller, Ryan McDonagh
The Islanders stick around in Florida for a Saturday night tilt against the Panthers at 7:30.