Ondrej Palat scored his second goal of the game with 1:50 remaining to break a tie and lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 3-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night for a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference final. Brandon Hagel added an empty-netter with 59 seconds to seal the two-time defending champion Lightning’s third straight win, the first by a road team in this series. Andrei Vasilevskiy had 24 saves and Mikhail Sergachev provided Tampa Bay’s first goal.