Posted October 13, 2011 on AP on Fox

UNIONDALE, NY - FEBRUARY 06: John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders argues with referee Eric Furlatt as he waves off a goal against the Carolina Hurricanes on February 6, 2010 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
John Tavares had two goals and two assists in the first period and New York ruined the return of former Islanders goalie Dwayne Roloson in a 5-1 rout of the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night. Tavares was credited with his first goal of the season just 36 seconds in when Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman swatted in a rebound of his shot. His second of the night with 3:45 remaining in the first pushed the Islanders' lead to 3-1. He also helped set up linemates Matt Moulson and P.A. Parenteau as New York led 4-1 through 20 minutes. Somewhat surprisingly, Roloson resumed his place in the crease to start the second period, but he was gone less than seven minutes in when Michael Grabner knocked in a rebound of Kyle Okposo's shot that went off the goalie's glove and down his back. Al Montoya earned his third straight start in goal for New York and won for the second time in two outings. The only difference this time was that Evgeni Nabokov served as his backup in place of oft-injur...
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