Latest 2007–08 Atlanta Thrashers season Stories
Jeff Carter scored twice and added an assist Sunday for Philadelphia, which extended its win streak over Atlanta to 14 games with a 3-2 victory. Joffrey Lupul notched the other goal for Philadelphia and Scott Hartnell contributed two assists. Antero Niittymaki blocked 29 shots and improved his career
Travis Zajac touched off a three-goal opening period Friday night and the New Jersey Devils coasted to a 5-1 victory over Atlanta. Zajac scored 4:34 into the game.
Kyle Okposo scored two goals Thursday night and the New York Islanders hung on to win their first road game in more than two months, beating Atlanta 5-4. The Islanders built a four-goal lead before fighting off a comeback by the Thrashers.
Mike Knuble's 17th and 18th goals this season secured the Philadelphia Flyers' 5-3 win against the Atlanta Thrashers Wednesday. Knuble scored at 12:12 of the third period to give Philadelphia a 4-2 cushion, and into an empty net at 19:19 to cap the scoring. Scott Hartnell, Darroll Powe and Randy Jones each scored once.
Rich Peverley scored with 1:09 to go in overtime Friday and the Atlanta Thrashers overcame a three-goal deficit to pull out a much-needed 4-3 win over Toronto. The Thrashers, leading only the New York Islanders in the Eastern Conference, had lost eight out of 10 games and seemed headed for another setback. Toronto took a 3-0 lead after one period, but Ilya Kovalchuk scored the first of his two goals on the night 70 seconds into the second period.
Kari Lehtonen picked up his first shutout of the season Thursday by making 29 saves and leading the Atlanta Thrashers to a 4-0 decision over New Jersey. It was the 12th NHL career save for Lehtonen, who had lost in five of his six previous appearances. Ilya Kovalchuk had a goal and an assist for the Thrashers, who won for only the second time in eight games.
Tampa Bay jumped ahead early and got two goals from Martin St. Louis Sunday en route to a 4-1 win over the Atlanta Thrashers. Steve Eminger opened the scoring 2:48 into the opening period and the Lightning built a 4-0 lead on St.
Atlanta's Erik Christensen scored the game-winner Friday in the Thrashers' 4-3 shootout win over Vancouver. The Thrashers won the shootout, 2-1, with Slava Kozlov scoring their other goal.
Bryan Little's power-play goal in the third period -- his second score of the night -- was the game-winner Tuesday in a 4-2 Atlanta win over the N.Y. Islanders. It was the Islanders' 10th consecutive defeat, their longest since losing 10 in a row Dec. 22, 1997, through Jan.
Colby Armstrong knocked in two goals for the Atlanta Thrashers, who ended a three-game losing streak Tuesday with a 4-1 win over the Ottawa Senators. Ondrej Pavelec made 28 saves for Atlanta. Vyacheslav Kozlov and Todd White got the other Thrashers goals. Chris Kelly scored for Ottawa, which lost for
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