Vasilevskiy stops 15 shots, Lightning beat Islanders 3-1

Posted: 10:29 PM, Feb 08, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-08 22:29:53-05
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Brayden Point, Steven Stamkos and Carter Verhaeghe scored and the Tampa Bay Lightning extended their winning streak to six games with a 3-1 victory over the New York Islanders.

Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 15 shots and improved to 16-0-2 in his last 18 starts as the Lightning won their ninth straight home game and improved to 18-2-1 in the last 21 games.

Derick Brassard scored for New York, which lost in regulation for the first time in six games.

Semyon Varlamov stopped 27 shots for the Islanders.