The Islanders Kid Line aided a win over Atlanta despite nearly blowing a 4-0 lead. Coach Scott Gordon didn't want to talk about a collapse; he was all about the positives tonight.
|- 1, NY Islanders Goal - Trent Hunter (12), from Mark Streit and Bruno Gervais at 0:55. 2, NY Islanders Goal - Kyle Okposo (8), from Josh Bailey at 7:29. 3, NY Islanders Goal - Tim Jackman (3), from Andy Hilbert and Brendan Witt at 10:25. 4, NY Islanders Goal - Doug Weight (8), from Mike Comrie and Mark Streit at 13:17. Penalties - Doug Weight, NY Islanders (interference), 15:19.|
|- No scoring. Penalties - Tim Jackman, NY Islanders (interference), 0:56; Bill Guerin, NY Islanders (roughing), 3:08; Eric Boulton, Atlanta (roughing, slashing), 3:08; Boris Valabik, Atlanta (interference), 7:06; Tim Jackman, NY Islanders (fighting), 9:34; Chris Thorburn, Atlanta (fighting), 9:34.|
|- 5, Atlanta Goal - Zach Bogosian (3), from Mathieu Schneider and Rich Peverley at 0:26. 6, Atlanta Power-Play Goal - Rich Peverley (5), from Vyacheslav Kozlov at 6:20. 7, Atlanta Goal - Marty Reasoner (8), from Colby Armstrong and Eric Perrin at 8:36. 8, NY Islanders Goal - Kyle Okposo (9), from Josh Bailey and Blake Comeau at 12:39. 9, Atlanta Goal - Ilya Kovalchuk (21), from Tobias Enstrom and Rich Peverley at 19:02. Penalties - Bill Guerin, NY Islanders (hooking), 5:11; Richard Park, NY Islanders (hooking), 6:20; Ilya Kovalchuk, Atlanta (slashing), 14:49.|