Robin Lehner made 36 saves for his fourth shutout of the season as the New York Islanders beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 Saturday.

Casey Cizikas, Ryan Pulock, Anthony Beauvillier and Cal Clutterbuck scored for the Islanders.

Jacob Markstrom had 20 saves for Vancouver, which lost its third straight game as it battled for a wild-card spot in the tough Western Conference.

Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom, front, of Sweden, loses his balance as New York Islanders' Anders Lee skates into him during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom, front, of Sweden, loses his balance as New York Islanders’ Anders Lee skates into him during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

Cizikas opened the scoring 4:48 into the first period, taking a bouncing puck and tapping it past Markstrom. He has five goals in his last six games.

Devon Toews picked up an assist on the play, extending his point streak to five games. It was the rookie defenseman’s first NHL game in Vancouver.

The Islanders struck again at 14:05 in the first after Pulock was tripped by Vancouver’s Bo Horvat, drawing a delayed penalty.

New York Islanders' Mathew Barzal, left, reaches for the puck in front of Vancouver Canucks' Markus Granlund (60), of Finland, as Canucks' Troy Stecher (51) and Islanders' Anders Lee, back right, watch during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
New York Islanders’ Mathew Barzal, left, reaches for the puck in front of Vancouver Canucks’ Markus Granlund (60), of Finland, as Canucks’ Troy Stecher (51) and Islanders’ Anders Lee, back right, watch during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

New York pulled Lehner and took advantage with the extra attacker, patiently shuffling the puck around the edge of the Vancouver zone until Pulock got it at the top of the face-off circle and sent a slap shot over Markstrom’s left shoulder.

Beauvillier added another goal for the Islanders 2:34 into the third period, sending the puck up past Markstrom from the slot.

Clutterbuck added an empty-net goal with 1:14 left in the game.

Vancouver Canucks' Brock Boeser (6) is checked by New York Islanders' Leo Komarov (47), of Finland, and Adam Pelech (3) as goalie Robin Lehner watches during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
Vancouver Canucks’ Brock Boeser (6) is checked by New York Islanders’ Leo Komarov (47), of Finland, and Adam Pelech (3) as goalie Robin Lehner watches during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

The Canucks’ best chance of the night came on a power play midway through the second period after Brock Nelson was called for holding.

A shot from Ben Hutton clanked off the left post and the puck ricocheted off Lehner before New York defenseman Scott Mayfield scooped it off the goal line.

NOTES: Lehner now has three shutouts in his last 19 games and 12 in his NHL career. … Saturday marked the eighth time this season Vancouver has been shut out.

New York Islanders goalie Robin Lehner sprawls across the goal after the puck deflected off the post during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday, Feb. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
New York Islanders goalie Robin Lehner sprawls across the goal after the puck deflected off the post during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday, Feb. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

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Islanders: Host Calgary on Tuesday.

Canucks: Host Anaheim on Monday.

New York Islanders' Valtteri Filppula, front, of Finland, is stopped by Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom, of Sweden, during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
New York Islanders’ Valtteri Filppula, front, of Finland, is stopped by Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom, of Sweden, during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

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New York Islanders' Leo Komarov, left, of Finland, checks Vancouver Canucks' Luke Schenn during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
New York Islanders’ Leo Komarov, left, of Finland, checks Vancouver Canucks’ Luke Schenn during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
Vancouver Canucks' Bo Horvat, left, reaches for the puck as Nikolay Goldobin, right, of Russia, checks New York Islanders' Jordan Eberle during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
Vancouver Canucks’ Bo Horvat, left, reaches for the puck as Nikolay Goldobin, right, of Russia, checks New York Islanders’ Jordan Eberle during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
New York Islanders' Jordan Eberle, front, falls to the ice after being checked by Vancouver Canucks' Nikolay Goldobin, of Russia, during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
New York Islanders’ Jordan Eberle, front, falls to the ice after being checked by Vancouver Canucks’ Nikolay Goldobin, of Russia, during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
New York Islanders' Ryan Pulock, back right, celebrates his goal against the Vancouver Canucks during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
New York Islanders’ Ryan Pulock, back right, celebrates his goal against the Vancouver Canucks during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

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