New York vs Atlanta Recap - Thrashers Win 2-1
The Islanders came up short Sunday against the Thrashers, falling 2-1.
Atlanta was favored by -190 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Atlanta got goals from Nik Antropov and Dustin Byfuglien in the victory. Antropov opened the scoring at 2:25 of the third period.
Ondrej Pavelec turned in a 28-save effort for the Thrashers.
Michael Grabner scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Ondrej Pavelec.
Rick DiPietro stopped 33 of 35 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Atlanta went 1-for-4, while the Islanders were 0-for-4 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 home to face Detroit looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face Columbus.