If you are viewing this story via our mobile app and are unable to see videos and tweets, click here . The Islanders extend the Eastern Conference final to a Game 6 with a 2-1 victory, as Jordan Eberle scores with 7:30 remaining in a second overtime period.Eberle scored on a 2-on-1 with Anders Lee after Kevin Shattenkirk fanned on a shot just inside the Islanders blue line.Victor Hedman tied the score at 1-1 by scoring on a rebound of a Blake Coleman shot four minutes into the second period. Ryan Pulock scored on the power play in the first period to give the Islanders a 1-0 lead.The Lightning can clinch their second Stanley Cup final berth in six seasons and third overall with a victory in either of the remaining two games in the series.Here is how it happened: SCORE: Islanders 2, Lightning 1 (2OT) Jordan Eberle shot from the lower left circle goes wide.Blake Coleman shot from the left circle gloved by Varlamov.Nikita Kucherov rebound chance goes off the side of the post after an Ondrej Palat shot from the slot.Scary moment for the Lightning as Ryan Pulock sends a pass through the crease for Leo Komarov. The pass goes off Zach Bogosian’s skate, and Andrei Vasilevskiy gets a piece of it to keep it out of the net. Islanders goal. Jordan Eberle wins it for the Islanders with a one-timer from the right circle after a circle-to-circle pass from Anders Lee. The 2-on-1 started after Kevin Shattenkirk fanned on a shot at the right point. Islanders 2, Lightning 1. The Lightning will start with 2:37 of power-play time carried over from the third period.Varlamov makes a pad save on Kucherov blast from the right circle, and the Islanders clear the puck.Yanni Gourde loses the puck, and the Islanders clear again.Tyler Johnson pass for Pat Maroon in the slot goes off Maroon’s skate.Hedman blast from the high slot blocked by J-G Pageau.Pageau wins the faceoff, and the Islanders clear.Islanders kill the four-minute major.Leo Komarov with a between-the-legs try from the slot.Alex Killorn shot from the left circle held by Varlamov.Barclay Goodrow backhand try from the lower left circle saved by Varlamov.Wow! Vasilevskiy stops wide-open Mathew Barzal in the slot after a pass from Matt Martin.Paquette with a turnaround opportunity.Turnaround shot by Anthony Cirelli covered by Varlamov.Hedman drive from the left circle stopped by Varlamov.Anders Lee without a stick for a long stretch after he gives his stick to Scott Mayfield.Kucherov shot goes wide.Cal Clutterbuck shaken up after being hit by Carter Verhaeghe near the Islanders blue line.Devon Toews shoots high and wide from the slot.Clutterbuck goes to the Islanders dressing room.Kucherov is upset as the buzzer sounds, making the case that Pulock closed his hands on the puck next to the Islanders net.Blake Coleman penalized for interfering with Ryan Pulock 44 seconds into the period.Cedric Paquette clears the puck out of the Lightning zone.Alex Killorn misses with a backhander on a shorthanded 1-on-1.Lightning kill the penalty. Islanders have all kinds of trouble getting into the offensive zone.Nikita Kucherov with a great chance from the slot after a pass from Victor Hedman in the lower left circle.Carter Verhaeghe puts a shot on net from the left point that Varlamov stops with Pat Maroon jabbing at his pads.Adam Pelech shot from the right point hits someone in front.Tyler Johnson blast from the high slot swallowed by Varlamov.Varlamov stops an Anthony Cirelli deflection.Ryan Pulock blast from the right circle breaks Barclay Goodrow’s stick and continues on to Vasilevskiy, who makes the save.Mat Barzal shot from the right side hits Victor Hedman up high.After a Kucherov turnover in the Lightning zone, Vasilevskiy stops an Anders Lee redirect of Nick Leddy shot.Vasilevskiy absorbs Barzal shot from the right circle.Vasilevskiy covers Cal Clutterbuck’s deflection of a Scott Mayfield shot.Tyler Johnson sends Barzal flying into the side boards.A tired Lightning unit finally clears the puck after a stretch of having to defend in its own zone.Hedman shot from the left point gloved by Varlamov.Ondrej Palat being looked at by a trainer on the Lightning bench.Turnaround backhander by Paquette turned aside by Varlamov.Mikhail Sergachev down on the ice after a high stick by Anthony Beauviller.Four-minute power play coming for the Lightning that could, potentially, carry into overtime.Palat back out for the power play.Hedman wrist shot from the high slot deflected wide by Johnson.Islanders clear the puck, and we’re headed to overtime.Pat Maroon tries to set up Nikita Kucherov in the slot, but the pass is just behind him. Lightning goal! Victor Hedman ties the score. Luke Schenn plays the puck around the boards up the ice to Blake Coleman, who skates to the right circle and shoots on goal. The rebound comes out front for Yanni Gourde, who overskates the puck, but Hedman pounces on it from just inside the left circle. Lightning 1, Islanders 1. Cedric Paquette briefly leaves the Lightning bench but returns.Nikita Kucherov labors to get off the ice, bent over at the waist, after hitting Brock Nelson along the boards.Lightning goal! Carter Verhaeghe whips a shot past Semyon Varlamov from the left faceoff dot after Cedric Paquette beats Scott Mayfield to the puck at the end boards with 9:59 left.Not so fast ... The Islanders challenge the goal, and replays show that Paquette was way offside on the play.Kucherov is back on the ice.Zach Bogosian tips a pass from J-G Pageau too high for Anders Lee to handle, thwarting an Islanders 2-on-1.Islanders possess the puck on a delayed penalty for 1:20 before the Lightning gain possession.Paquette penalized for holding Mathew Barzal.Alex Killorn leads a shorthanded 3-on-2 into the Islanders zone. Blake Coleman’s shot from the left circle gloved by Varlamov.Erik Cernak blocks Josh Bailey shot from the left side up out of play.Lightning kill the penalty.Zach Bogosian puts a shot off the right post from low in the right circle.A few early blocked shots by Cedric Paquette, Victor Hedman and Barclay Goodrow.Lightning go on the power play as Cal Clutterbuck penalized for slashing Kevin Shattenkirk 5:01 into the period.Both Victor Hedman and Mikhail Sergachev again on the Lightning’s top power-play unit.Semyon Varlamov with a nice blocker save on Nikita Kucherov.Islanders block shots by Kucherov and Kevin Shattenkirk.Johnny Boychuk appeared to take Kucherov’s shot in the stomach. Visibly hurting as he goes to the bench.Islanders kill the penalty. Good puck movement and retrieval by the Lightning.Andrei Vasilevskiy gloves Nick Leddy’s wrist shot off the rush from the left circle.Lightning outshooting the Islanders 8-2 at the midpoint of the period.Nikita Kucherov penalized for tripping Brock Nelson with 5:51 left in the period.Blake Coleman pressures Brock Nelson and chips the puck out of the zone.Luke Schenn steals the puck from Anthony Beauvillier. Islanders power-play goal. Ryan Pulock beats Vasilevskiy with a slapshot from the top of the left circle with Anders Lee setting a screen in front of the net (4:19 remaining). Nick Leddy with the primary assist. Islanders 1, Lightning 0. Boychuk’s slate blade breaks after being hit by a Hedman shot.Lightning outshoot the Islanders, 9-5, in the period but trail 1-0.Brayden Point is not on the ice for warmups, so he won’t play. Anthony Cirelli will play between Ondrej Palat and Nikita Kucherov on the Lightning’s top line.Carter Verhaeghe and Mathieu Joesph are skating, so it’s likely Verhaeghe will will dress and the Lightning will stick with their 11-forward, seven-defensemen lineup.Tyler Johnson will center the second line, between Alex Killorn and Verhaeghe.Ondrej Palat and Alex Killorn are ready to go.No more wiggle room for the Islanders.Lightning will start with forwards Barclay Goodrow, Yanni Gourde and Blake Coleman, defensemen Ryan McDonagh and Luke Schenn and goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy.Islanders are playing an extra defenseman tonight, too, with Johnny Boychuk playing for the first time in the series. Ross Johnston is out.Andrei Vasilevskiy leads the Lightning onto the ice.Almost there.After a month and a half of postseason play in the Toronto and Edmonton bubbles, a 4-1/2-month pause due to the coronavirus pandemic and another five-plus months of regular-season play before that, the Lightning are on the cusp of their first Stanley Cup final appearance in five seasons.A win in any of the three remaining games in the Eastern Conference final, and the Lightning will play for the Cup for the first time since losing to the Chicago Blackhawks in 2015. Tampa Bay won its only Stanley Cup in 2004, beating the Calgary Flames.But first, the Islanders.The Lightning got a lift from the return of Brayden Point in Game 4, after the top-line center missed one game due to an undisclosed injury. Point had a goal and an assist in 18:24 of ice time in the 4-1 win but did not play the final eight minutes after being hit by New York defenseman Adam Pelech in the third period, making him a question mark for tonight’s game.The Lightning defense has done a remarkable job throughout the series, with Victor Hedman among the team’s top scorers and the team as a whole taking time and space away from Islanders playmaker Mathew Barzal , limiting him to two assists over the first four games.If they can keep it up, a Stanley Cup final against the Dallas Stars awaits, possibly as early as Thursday.Follow along, starting at 8 p.m., as the Lightning look to clinch, sooner rather than later.