The New York Islanders look for their third straight road win on Saturday night against the Tampa Bay Lightning. (Game Time: 7 p.m., TV Schedule: MSG Plus)
New York has started a five-game road trip with victories over the Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs. The Islanders allowed just 14 shots against Toronto on Tuesday night and scored three goals in the final seven minutes to emerge with a 5-2 victory.
Tampa Bay snapped a three-game losing skid by edging the Edmonton Oilers 3-2 in a shootout on Thursday night. Teddy Purcell netted the game-winner in the sixth round of the shootout, sending a backhand past Tampa Bay goalie Nikolai Khabibulin.
New York Islanders
@ Tampa Bay Lightning
Saturday, Mar 24, 2012, 7:00 PM EDT
Tampa Bay Times Forum
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