Ice hockey - Triplets line helps Lightning even series with Isles

TAMPA, FL - APRIL 30: Tyler Johnson #9 of the Tampa Bay Lightning celebrates his empty net goal with teammates Jason Garrison #5 of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Andrej Sustr #62 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during the third period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Second Round during the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena on April 30, 2016 in Tampa, Florida. Scott Iskowitz/Getty Images/AFPTAMPA, FL - APRIL 30: Tyler Johnson #9 of the Tampa Bay Lightning celebrates his empty net goal with teammates Jason Garrison #5 of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Andrej Sustr #62 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during the third period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Second Round during the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena on April 30, 2016 in Tampa, Florida. Scott Iskowitz/Getty Images/AFP (AFP Photo/Scott Iskowitz)
TAMPA, FL - APRIL 30: Tyler Johnson #9 of the Tampa Bay Lightning celebrates his empty net goal with teammates Jason Garrison #5 of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Andrej Sustr #62 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during the third period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Second Round during the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena on April 30, 2016 in Tampa, Florida. Scott Iskowitz/Getty Images/AFPTAMPA, FL - APRIL 30: Tyler Johnson #9 of the Tampa Bay Lightning celebrates his empty net goal with teammates Jason Garrison #5 of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Andrej Sustr #62 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during the third period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Second Round during the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena on April 30, 2016 in Tampa, Florida. Scott Iskowitz/Getty Images/AFP (AFP Photo/Scott Iskowitz)

- Tyler Johnson was reunited with linemates Nikita Kucherov and Ondrej Palat and it paid off Saturday as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the New York Islanders 4-1 in game two of their NHL second round playoff series. Johnson scored twice as the so called "Triplets" line helped the Lightning level the best of seven Eastern Conference series at one game each. Jonathan Drouin and Victor Hedman scored goals for the host Lightning and Ben Bishop made 19 saves at Amalie Arena. Game three is on Tuesday at Barclays Center arena in New York.

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