NORTH BAY, Ontario (AP) -Garnet Exelby scored the winning goal in overtime to lift the Atlanta Thrashers to a 4-3 preseason victory over the New York Islanders on Monday night.
Joey Crabb scored twice, and Brett Sterling added a goal for the Thrashers, who squandered a 3-1 lead.
Matthew Spiller had two goals, and Freddy Meyer had the other for the Islanders.
Johan Hedberg made 29 saves for the Thrashers, and New York's Joey MacDonald stopped 27 shots.
3:45New YorkGoal: Freddy Meyer
12:19AtlantaGoal: Joseph Crabb
1:06New YorkPenalty: Tim Jackman for slashing
5:27New YorkPenalty: Matthew Spiller for interference
8:04AtlantaPenalty: Jim Slater for holding
10:34New YorkPenalty: Kip Brennan for hooking
5:26AtlantaGoal: Brett Sterling
15:32AtlantaGoal: Joseph Crabb
16:01New YorkGoal: Matthew Spiller
2:27New YorkPenalty: Freddy Meyer for cross checking
4:27New YorkPenalty: Matthew Spiller for cross checking
10:35New YorkPenalty: Chris Simon for interference
10:37AtlantaPenalty: Mark Popovic for slashing
7:56New YorkGoal: Matthew Spiller
11:01New YorkPenalty: Chris Campoli for cross checking
17:44AtlantaPenalty: Joseph Crabb for tripping
New York Islanders