Martin, Pulock help Isles top Lightning 3-2 to tie series

New York Islanders defenseman Ryan Pulock (6) clears the puck from the crease after a shot from Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Ryan McDonagh (27) during the final seconds of the third period in Game 4 of an NHL Stanley Cup semifinal game Saturday, June 19, 2021, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jim McIsaac)

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — With goalie Semyon Varlamov out of position in the closing seconds, New York defenseman Ryan Pulock knew he needed to get in the way of Ryan McDonagh’s shot at the open net. It was the biggest play in the Islanders’ latest series-tying Game 4 win.