Lightning romp to 8-2 win over Isles to open East finals

Brayden Point scored twice and added three assists, and the well-rested Tampa Bay Lightning romped to a 8-2 win over the travel- and game-weary New York Islanders to open the Eastern Conference finals on Monday night.

Kucherov scores, Lightning top Sabres 3-2 in Sweden

Nikita Kucherov got the Tampa Bay Lightning off to a fast start in Sweden.   Kucherov scored and Andrei Vasilevskiy made 20 saves to help Tampa Bay beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 on Friday night in the first of their two regular-season games in the Swedish capital.