Stanley Cup semifinals: NY Islanders defeat Tampa Bay Lightening in OT 3-2, tie series at 3-3

The NY Islanders’ Anthony Beauvillier scored 1:08 into overtime, as his team rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 on Wednesday night to force a deciding Game 7 in their Stanley Cup semifinal series.

Jordan Eberle and Scott Mayfield also scored for the Islanders, who rallied from two goals down in the second period. Semyon Varlamov finished with 22 saves. Brayden Point scored for the ninth straight game and Anthony Cirelli had a goal and an assist for the Lightning. Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 25 shots.

Game 7 is Friday night in Tampa, Fla.

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