NY Islanders 5, Tampa Bay 1

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 7:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Tampa Bay 11-14-0-2 7-4-0-0 4-10-0-2 L5
NY Islanders 9-11-3-2 6-6-2-0 3-5-1-2 W2

Recap


Matt Moulson and John Tavares each had a goal and an assist and David Ullstrom netted his first NHL goal as the New York Islanders recorded a 5-1 victory over the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday.
 
Tavares, who produced five assists in the previous two games, Matt Martin and defenseman Milan Jurcina each scored in the final six minutes of the first period as the Islanders took a 3-1 lead. It was Tavares’ first goal in 14 games.
 
Moulson has goals in five straight games as New York improved to 4-0-1 in its last five contests.
 
Tampa Bay’s Marty St. Louis registered his 800th career point 6:55 into the game when he deflected Brett Clark’s shot through Montoya’s legs for a 1-0 lead. Steven Stamkos had an assist to extend his point streak to eight games.
 
Al Montoya made 23 saves for the Islanders, who handed the Lightning their fifth straight loss.
 
Tavares zipped up the slot and scored off a pass from Moulson at 14:01 of the first to tie it 1-1. Martin knocked home Tim Wallace's feed at 18:26 and Jurcina finished a nifty passing play on the power play with 5.5 seconds left. Wallace, recalled Monday, was playing his first NHL game of the season.
 
Tampa Bay has dropped eight of its last 10 at the Islanders.

New York had 13 players record at least one point.

Top Game Performances

Tampa Bay   NY Islanders
Martin St. Louis 1 Points Matt Moulson 2
Martin St. Louis 1 Goals Matt Moulson 1
Brett Clark 1 Assists Mark Streit 2
N/A Power Play Goals Matt Moulson 1
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Mathieu Garon .853 Save Percentage Al Montoya .958
Mathieu Garon 29 Saves Al Montoya 23

Team Stats Summary

 
Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Tampa Bay 24 1 0-3 3-5 10 29
NY Islanders 34 5 2-5 3-3 6 24

Upcoming Games

  • NY Islanders will play their next game at home against Chicago . The Islanders have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .294 after a loss.
  • Tampa Bay will play their next game on the road against NY Rangers . The Lightning have a W/L % of .455 after a win and .375 after a loss.
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