ATLANTA, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Shawn Bates and Miroslav Satan each scored two goals Wednesday night as the New York Islanders beat the Atlanta Thrashers, 7-3.
Jason Blake had a goal and two assists, Trent Hunter and Arron Asham also scored, and goalie Garth Snow made 39 saves for New York (10-9-0), who have won three in a row. The Islanders had made league history on Monday by beating Pittsburgh, 3-2, in the ninth round of a sudden-death shootout.
The Islanders went 3-for-12 on the power play while the Thrashers were 0-for-8. In shots on goal, Atlanta held a slim 42-39 edge.