Game Recap 1/13/2019 Tampa @ New York: Islanders Win 5-1

Game Recap: Lightning VS Islanders

Game Recap: Lightning VS Islanders

Game Recap: Lightning VS Islanders

First Period

The Lightning struggled in the first period against the Islanders. They remained scoreless throughout the entire first. Meanwhile, the Islanders started off strong scoring their first goal of the night only 1 minute 21 seconds into the first. Brock Nelson scored the early first goal with assists by Jordan Eberle and Mathew Barzal. Quickly following, Cal Clutterbuck scored a second goal for the Islanders. Matt Martin and Casey Cizikas assisted on the goal. After that, Devon Toews scored the third and final goal of the period. Consequently, the Lightning ended the period down by 3 goals.
End of First Period: 3-0 Islanders

Second Period

In the second period, Casey Cizikas scored his own goal for the Islanders. Matt Martin and Cal Clutterbuck assisted on the goal. In effect, this gave the Islanders a 4 goal lead on the Lightning. Finally, the Lightning came through with a goal of their own. Ryan McDonagh scored the first Lightning goal of the night, with Steven Stamkos and Ondrej Palat assisting. The period ended with the Lightning trailing by 3 goals.
End of Second Period: 4-1 Islanders

Third Period

The Lightning pulled their goalie in the end of the third to attempt a comeback. However, they were unsuccessful in doing so. Instead, Josh Bailey scored an empty netter goal in the last minute of the game. As a result, the Lightning faced a 1-5 defeat from the New York Islanders.
End of Third Period: 5-1 Islanders

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Daytona has worked in analytic reporting and content writing for over 2 years. She writes with factual data and statistics from reliable resources, using Sports News sources like ESPN and NHL.

Born and raised in Louisiana, a major sports state, Daytona was always a sports fan. Over the last 15 years, she watched, played, and even coached in sports, including football, basketball, and softball. It wasn't until the last 5 years that she was introduced to hockey, but she was instantly hooked on the game and thunderstruck by Tampa Bay Lightning.

A factual, analytic-style writer and avid sports fan, she took to TBL writing instantly. She focuses her blogs on pre-game comparisons between the Tampa Bay Lightning and opposing team statistics and post-game highlight recaps.
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