New York vs Atlanta Wrap - New York Wins 4-1
New York earned a 4-1 victory over Atlanta behind a 2-goal performance from Kyle Okposo on Tuesday at Philips Arena.
New York was an underdog by +160 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
New York got goals from Kyle Okposo (2), P.A. Parenteau, and Travis Hamonic in the victory. Hamonic opened the scoring at 5:23 of the second period.
Kevin Poulin turned in a 25-save effort for the Islanders.
Atlanta got a goal from Freddy Meyer in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Atlanta got a 29-stop effort from Ondrej Pavelec in the loss.
On the power play, New York went 1-for-1, while the Thrashers were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Atlanta lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 33-26.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Penguins. The Thrashers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Calgary.