Islanders Snap Thrashers Win Streak

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Matt Moulson scored three goals and the New York
Islanders snapped the Atlanta Thrashers' four-game winning streak with a 4-1 victory on Thursday night.

It was the first career hat trick for Moulson, who is in his
third season in the NHL and first with the Islanders.

Rookie forward John Tavares' 11th goal, scored into an empty net with 1 second remaining, made it 4-1.

Moulson, who has a team-leading 14 goals and is tied with
Tavares with a club-best 22 points, finished his hat trick at 13:09
of the third period to give New York a 3-1 edge.

His other two goals came in the second period.

The Thrashers scored first with Slava Kozlov beating New York's
Dwayne Roloson from in close for his fifth goal at 9:01 of the
opening period.


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