LIGHTNING 4, ISLANDERS 3: Steven Stamkos scored twice and set up Tim Wallace’s winning goal with 7:50 remaining in the third period as Tampa Bay came from behind to defeat visiting New York.
Stamkos, who was held without a point in the previous four games, has a league-leading 52 goals to tie captain Vincent Lecavalier for the single-season franchise record (2006-07).
Wallace scored his third after taking a drop pass from Stamkos and wristing a shot just inside the left post from the top of the right circle.
Matt Moulson put the Islanders ahead 3-2 just 43 seconds into the third period, scooping in a rebound in front for his 100th career NHL goal.
Tom Pyatt tied it at 9:08, tapping in Ryan Malone's feed. Tampa Bay goaltender Dwayne Roloson made 34 saves in his 600th NHL game - 14 in the first as the Lightning took a 1-0 lead on Stamkos’ goal at 15:49.
Stamkos made it 2-0 just 1:46 into the second, one-timing Martin St. Louis' pass from the right circle.
Frans Nielsen and Moulson each had a goal and an assist for the Islanders.
GAME NOTEBOOK: St. Louis and Teddy Purcell each had two assists for the Lightning, who finished their seven-game homestand with three wins. ... Islanders captain Mark Streit had an assist to extend his point streak to six games. ... Islanders goalie Al Montoya played all four games against the Lightning this season, allowing 10 goals as the teams split.