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Tampa Bay Lightning Game Day Coverage

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Watch Jason Garrison's overtime, game winning goal

Just over a minute and a half into overtime play at Barclays Center tonight, the Tampa Bay Lightning won the game by way of the defensive hands of Jason Garrison, Andrej Sustr and Ondrej Palat! It was was the first goal of the playoffs for Garrison, the 1st assisst of the playoffs for Sustr and only the 2nd for Palat. The Lightning will return to Amalie Arena for game 5 of the series, now holding a 3-1 series lead.

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Watch as Nikita Kucherov puts the Bolts on the board

Call it a late-8 goal. Nikita Kucherov's 3rd period tally to tie the score at 1 was his 8th goal of the playoffs. Tyler Johnson drew the assist on the tall, which was his 8th assist of the playoffs. The goal also came at... 7:49 of the 3rd period; just short of the 8 minute mark.

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Watch Ben Bishop take a knock to the noggin during the 1st period

Here's NBC's recap of the incident: "A scrum starts in front of Lightning goalie Ben Bishop that pushes Bishop into his own net and results in a roughing penalty for Islanders' Mike Blunden."

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Lightning win in overtime Again; take 3-1 series lead

After getting heated with questionable hits and the Bolts taking game 3 in overtime, the two clubs square off again. Tampa Bay looks to take a dominating 3-1 series lead while the Islanders look to even things up at 2 games a-piece.

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Watch Brian Boyle's tally that gave the Lightning game 3

With assists to Victor Hedman and Ryan Callahan, Brian Boyle scored his 2nd goal of the playoffs and gave the Tampa Bay Lightning the win to put the club up 2-1 in the best of 7 series with the Islanders. The game-winning goal got posted less than 3 minutes into overtime and amounted to Tampa Bay's 41st shot on goal.

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Nikita Kucherov ties the game with less than a minute left in regulation

With Ben Bishop on the bench for the extra attacker, the Lightning capitalized on the opportunity to send the game into overtime. Jonathan Drouin found Nikita Kucherov in front of the net, and Kucherov scored his seventh goal of the playoffs.

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Vlad Namestnikov quickly ties the game in the third

After the Islanders took the lead on a goal from Josh Bailey, Vladislav Namestnikov answered right back for the Lightning to tie the game 3-3 early in the third period.

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Thomas Hickey knocks Jonathan Drouin out of game with hit

Jonathan Drouin was out of the game for a good portion of the second and third periods after a hit from Thomas Hickey in the middle of the second. Drouin went to the bench, before quickly heading off to the dressing room, and Hickey was not penalized on the play. Drouin returned to the game in the third.

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Ryan Callahan ties game 3 with a late 1st period power play goal

With all of 13 seconds left in the 1st period -- the lamp gets lit with assists going to Alex Killorn and Valtteri Filppula. It was Callahan's 1st goal of the 2016 playoffs.

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LIGHTNING STRIKES IN SUDDEN DEATH

Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals sees a best-of-7 series restart as a best-of-5 series...

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VIDEO of Victor Hedman lighting the lamp

The Bolt took a 3-1 lead over the New York Islanders by way of Victor Hedman scoring on the power play to make it 3-1 Tampa Bay with 8 minutes left in the 2nd period. Assists went to the guys who already have goals today -- Tyler Johnson (6) and Jonathan Drouin (6).

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Watch as Jonathan Drouin scores his first ever NHL playoff goal

Valtteri Filppula assisted and the Lightning went ahead 2-0 with thanks to the shot by Jonathan Drouin at 11:55 of the first period.

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Watch as Tyler Johnson is Good at the Hockey to start Game 2

It was Tyler Johnson's 3rd goal of the playoffs on a backhanded shot to initiate scoring in game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Assists went to Ondrej Palat (1) and Victor Hedman (3) and Tampa Bay took a 1-0 lead over the Islanders.

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Lightning even series with 4-1 win over Isles

With the Isles leading the series 1-0, the Bolts try to even things out in this matinee affair at the Amalie.

WATCH: Filppula brings the Bolts to within a goal

The Tampa Bay Lightning attempted to stage some late-game heroics with their third goal of the game, credited to Lightning forward Valtteri Filppula.

WATCH: Nikita Kucherov narrows Isles lead to 4-2

Nikita Kucherov buries a fairly easy goal on a beautiful cross-ice pass by Matt Carle.

WATCH: Ondrej Palat gets the Bolts on the board first

Ondrej Palat, Jonathan Drouin and Vladislav Namestnikov worked to get the Bolts on the board first in this contest versus the New York Islanders.

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Isles strike often, take game 1 5-3

Blame the schedule for the schedule, but the NHL's Conference Semifinals start tonight as the lightning host the New York Islanders.

VIDEO: Alex Killorn scores to make it 1-0

Alex Killorn scored in the dying minutes of the third period to make it 1-0.

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Lightning advance, defeat Red Wings 1 - 0 to win series

The Lightning, holding a 3-1 series lead over Detroit, play host to a club on the brink of playoff elimination... There is no tomorrow for the Red Wings -- and they'll have to play with that intensity if there is truly to be one.

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WATCH Ondrej Palat's PP game winning goal

Jonathan Drouin got his 3rd assist of the game and Nikita Kucherov his 3rd point... It led to Tampa Bay's 3rd win in the series, putting the club on the verge of advancing in the playoffs.

Wat ch as Kucherov ges his 2nd PPG

It put the Lightning up 2-0 midway through the 2nd period.

Watch as Nikita Kucherov opens scoring on a PPG

It was his fourth tally of the playoffs and put Tampa Bay up 1-0 early.

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Three PPGs put Lightning over Red Wings 3-2; lead series 3-1

The Red Wings hope to slow and stymie the Lightning again while they still hold the home ice advantage. The Bolts lead the series 2 games to 1.

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Highlights form Lightning/Red Wings game 3

Not all actions on video are penalty calls. Referees are protesting NBC Sports Network for not giving their crew the prime spot they so deserve from their efforts in game 3.

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The latest form the Rev. Tyler Moore

It's not exactly a rae thing for Moore to raise a sign tied to the Tampa Bay Lightning. His signage last year got quite the spotlight locally and nationally. It's not like Rev. Moore hasn't been putting up Lightning themed signs during this season, but it's fitting with the antics of the Lightning/Red Wings series, that his latest signage gets a little bit of extra exposure.

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Bolts blanked by Red Wings (but not Refs) 2-0 in Game 3

Tampa Bay finds itself at the home of the Winged Wheel for the next two games with the intention of taking a dominant lead in the playoff series.

Tyler Johnson gives the Lighting a 4-2 lead

Tyler Johnson scores his second goal on a one-time from Nikita Kucherov to give the Lighting a two goal over the Detroit Red Wings.

VIDEO: Lightning regain lead via Tyler Johnson

The goal makes it 3-2 Tampa Bay in the 3rd.

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WATCH: Nikita Kucherov opens scoring with a power play goal

It's a rare feat for a Lightning player to light the lamp on the man-advantage, but the hottest hand on the Tampa Bay Lightning playoff team so far pulled off the feat. It was Nikita Kucherov's 3rd goal of the playoffs with assists going to Victor Hedman and Tyler Johnson (his 3rd assist).

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Jon Cooper on Steven Stamkos

On Monday (April 18) it'll be 2 weeks since Steven Stamkos had a blood clot removed, he's due to see his doctor then. Recovery time remains 1 to 3 months., making his nearest return availability likely in May.

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Penalties, hijinks and a 5-2 Lightning win

The Lightning and Red Wings go at it again Friday night at 7 PM at the Amalie. Follow our game day coverage here.