Atlanta Skates Past New York 5-4 - Recap
Atlanta earned a 5-4 victory over New York behind a 2-goal performance from Johnny Oduya on Saturday at Nassau Coliseum.
Atlanta was favored by -124 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Atlanta got goals from Johnny Oduya (2), Anthony Stewart, Bryan Little, and Alex Burmistrov in the victory. Stewart opened the scoring at 18:01 of the second period.
Chris Mason stopped 25 of 29 New York shots in the victory.
Rob Schremp, Blake Comeau, Matt Moulson, and Matt Martin scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Chris Mason.
Rick DiPietro stopped 30 of 35 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Atlanta went 0-for-5, while the Islanders were 1-for-6 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Atlanta by a margin of 35-29.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act on the road to face Ottawa looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Nashville.