The Islanders managed just 17 shots on goal, falling to 3-2-0 with the loss.
Tampa Bay Lightning left winger Ryan Malone (12) celebrates with teammates, including center Steven Stamkos (91), defenseman Marc-Andre Bergeron (47) and right wing Martin St. Louis (26) after scoring a goal past New York Islanders goalie Al Montoya (35) during the first period of an NHL hockey game. (Oct. 20, 2011)
Tampa Bay Lightning center Vincent Lecavalier, center, celebrates with defenseman Eric Brewer (2) and defenseman Victor Hedman (77), of Sweden, after scoring a goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders. (Oct. 20, 2011)
New York Islanders center Josh Bailey (12) comes away with the puck as Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo (21) crashes into Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Matt Gilroy (97) behind the goal during the first period. (Oct. 20, 2011)
New York Islanders defenseman Mark Streit (2), of Switzerland, blocks a shot as he battles with Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ryan Malone (12) during the first period of an NHL hockey game. (Oct. 20, 2011)