Lightning strike to sink Islanders

Jason Garrison’s overtime strike gave Tampa Bay a 2-1 victory in game four of their NHL Eastern Conference semi-final against the New York Islanders on Friday night.

Garrison netted 1:34 into overtime at Barclays Center to establish a 3-1 series lead for the Lightning.

Kyle Okposo had given the Islanders a first period lead but Nikita Kucherov levelled the game in the third, before Garrison pounced beyond regulation.

The reigning Eastern Conference champions can book a place in the final by winning the fifth game, slated for Sunday afternoon at their Amalie Arena.