Skip to main content
  1. Sports
  2. General Sports

New York Islanders give up lead late, lose in shoot-out to Tampa Bay Lightning

See also

Everything seemed to be going so well until the New York Islanders, up 2-0 late in the game Tuesday, gave up two quick goals to the Tampa Lightning. The Islanders would ultimately lose in a shoot-out and come away with just one point at a crucial time in the season. It was a familiar script for a team that continues to give up late game leads.

More Photos

Valtteri Filppula, who had both Lightning goals in regulation, scored in the shoot-out along with Nikita Kucherov. For the Islanders it was Frans Nielsen with the lone goal in the shoot-out session. Nielsen and Kyle Okposo scored for the Isles in regulation.

The Islanders take on their cross-river New York rival, the New York Rangers on Friday night in Manhattan and return home Saturday for a night-time match against the red-hot Anaheim Ducks.

Follow this writer on Twitter.

Advertisement

Sports

  • Lance Armstrong steps back into the spotlight with a new instructional video
    Video
    Watch Video
  • The Penguins and Canadiens take early series leads in the Stanley Cup Playoffs
    NHL
  • It only took 14 innings, but the Red Sox emerge victorious over Chicago 6-4
    MLB
  • Chris Johnson finally finds a home, signing a 2-year deal with the Jets
    NFL
  • Falcons owner Arthur Blank will bring an MLS franchise to Atlanta in 2017
    Soccer
  • The NBA Playoffs are set, find out which team has the best odds to win it all
    NBA

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about Examiner.com and apply today!