With their 10th consecutive loss, the Islanders are going through a painful process that, history shows, yields light at the other end of the tunnel.
|- 1, Atlanta Goal - Mathieu Schneider (3), from Boris Valabik and Eric Boulton at 8:54. Penalties - Mathieu Schneider, Atlanta (hooking), 12:30.|
|- 2, Atlanta Goal - Bryan Little (13), from Todd White and Vyacheslav Kozlov at 6:38. 3, NY Islanders Goal - Andy Hilbert (8), from Richard Park and Mark Streit at 16:48. Penalties - Trent Hunter, NY Islanders (holding), 0:55; Mark Streit, NY Islanders (high sticking), 19:18.|
|- 4, NY Islanders Short-Handed Goal - Sean Bergenheim (5), unassisted at 0:23. 5, Atlanta Power-Play Goal - Bryan Little 2 (14), from Ilya Kovalchuk and Vyacheslav Kozlov at 7:42. 6, Atlanta Empty Net Goal - Colby Armstrong (9), from Ilya Kovalchuk and Jason Williams at 19:20. Penalties - Mathieu Schneider, Atlanta (hooking), 5:24; Mike Comrie, NY Islanders (slashing), 6:39; Eric Boulton, Atlanta (hooking), 10:35.|