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2008-12-06 20:47:13

Ilya Kovalchuk had a goal and two assists Saturday to lead the Atlanta Thrashers' 5-1 victory against the New York Islanders. Kovalchuk's ninth goal of the season, at 10:40 of the second period, gave Atlanta what turned out to be an insurmountable 2-1 lead. His assists came on third-period goals by Eric Perrin (power play) and Chris Thorburn. Bryan Little and Eric Boulton scored a goal apiece, while goalie Johan Hedberg was credited with 28 saves on 29 shots for the Thrashers -- who were just...

2008-11-30 17:47:00

Brad Boyes' third-period power-play goal turned out to be the game-winner Sunday for the St. Louis Blues in a 4-2 win over the Atlanta Thrashers. Boyes was assisted by Carlo Colaiacovo and Jeff Woywitka with 8:15 to play, sending the Blues ahead 3-2. Jay McClement added an empty-netter, assisted by Boyes, with 3 seconds left. David Backes and Keith Tkachuk tallied the other St. Louis goals. Tkachuk's goal gave him 1,000 points in his NHL career. Colby Armstrong and Niclas Havelid scored for...

2008-11-26 20:50:25

Alexander Ovechkin's first hat trick this season lifted the Washington Capitals to a 5-3 win over the Atlanta Thrashers Wednesday. He scored twice on the power play in the second period and once in the second. His assist on Victor Kozlov's goal in the third gave him his second four-point contest this season. Ovechkin's point total rose to 29 in 20 games. Netminder Jose Theodore was credited with 15 saves on 18 shots for the Capitals, who broke a three-game losing streak despite being without...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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