Lightning host the Islanders following overtime win
New York Islanders (5-4-2, eighth in the Metropolitan) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (7-3-3, fourth in the Atlantic)
Tampa, Florida; Monday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Lightning -146, Islanders +122; over/under is 5.5
BOTTOM LINE: Tampa Bay hosts the New York Islanders after the Lightning defeated Florida 3-2 in overtime.
The Lightning are 6-3-2 against Eastern Conference opponents. Tampa Bay ranks seventh in the Eastern Conference averaging 3.0 goals per game, led by Steven Stamkos with seven.
The Islanders are 0-2-1 against opponents from the Metropolitan. New York is the last team in the league averaging just 3.4 assists per game. Josh Bailey leads them with five total assists.
The matchup Monday is the first meeting this season for the two teams.
TOP PERFORMERS: Stamkos leads the Lightning with seven goals and has 15 points. Alex Killorn has five goals and six assists over the last 10 games for Tampa Bay.
Brock Nelson leads the Islanders with 9 points, scoring seven goals and registering two assists. Oliver Wahlstrom has five goals over the last 10 games for New York.
LAST 10 GAMES: Lightning: 5-2-3, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.8 assists, 4.8 penalties and 11.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game with a .924 save percentage.
Islanders: 5-3-2, averaging 2.4 goals, 3.1 assists, three penalties and 6.9 penalty minutes while giving up two goals per game with a .938 save percentage.
INJURIES: Lightning: Erik Cernak: day to day (upper body).
Islanders: None listed.