Steve Bernier

Garrison's OT goal lifts Lightning to 2-1 win over Islanders

The Tampa Bay Lightning again withstood an early push from the New York Islanders and pulled out another big overtime victory.

Jason Garrison scored 1:34 into the extra period to give the Lightning a 2-1 victory over the Islanders on Friday night for a 3-1 series lead.

Garrison took a pass from Andrej Sustr and fired a slap shot from the right faceoff circle past goalie Thomas Greiss. The Lightning won two straight overtime games in Brooklyn to move them one win away from reaching the conference finals for the second straight year.

"Sustr made a nice play over to me, on a screen I think, and I was able to find the back of the net," Garrison said....