NY Islanders stay in playoffs after crucial 2-1 double OT win over Lightning

The New York Islanders were able to avoid elimination from the Stanley Cup playoffs Tuesday night after beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 in double overtime, forcing a Game 6 in the Eastern Conference finals.

The Lightning were leading the series 3-1 heading into Tuesday’s game in Edmonton, and were looking to secure a slot in the finals to face the Dallas Stars.

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