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Colby Armstrong had two goals and Kari Lehtonen had 33 saves Saturday in the Atlanta Thrashers' 6-2 win over Tampa Bay. Eric Perrin, Ilya Kovalchuk, Ron Hainsey and Colin Stuart scored for Atlanta in the season-finale for both teams. Matt Pettinger and Steven Stamkos scored for the Lightning (24-40-18), which ended the season with nine straight losses.
Slava Kozlov and Tobias Enstrom had a goal and two assists apiece Saturday when the Atlanta Thrashers skated to a 6-3 win over the Ottawa Senators. Atlanta's Ilya Kovalchuk scored his team-leading 40th goal.
Kari Lehtonen made 49 saves Monday to help the Atlanta Thrashers set a franchise record with their sixth straight win, a 5-1 victory over Washington. Tobias Enstrom and Slava Kozlov each had a goal and an assist for the Thrashers, who have won seven of their last eight, but still have the third-worst record in the NHL Eastern Conference. Jose Theodore started the game in goal for Washington but was pulled after giving up four goals on 19 shots.
Brett Sterling scored the only shootout goal Saturday night, leading the Atlanta Thrashers to a 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres. Atlanta's Todd White scored his 19th goal this season to tie the game at 3-3 four seconds from the end of the second period, and the third period and overtime were scoreless. Atlanta's
Kari Lehtonen made 25 saves Friday night to record his second shutout of the season, giving the Atlanta Thrashers a 2-0 triumph over Montreal. Bryan Little scored on the power play with 2:32 to play in the first period and it remained a 1-0 game until Rich Peverley put one into an empty net with 36 seconds left in the contest. Lehtonen, who has 13 shutouts for his NHL career, helped the Thrashers improve to 2-1 on a four-game homestand. Ilya Kovalchuk had an assist on both goals, giving him...
Michael Frolik scored two goals Tuesday, lifting the Florida Panthers to a 4-3 victory over the Atlanta Thrashers. Cory Stillman had a goal and an assist and Stephen Weiss had three assists to help Florida get its third win in its last four games.
Ilya Kovalchuk capped a four-goal third-period burst Saturday night and scored five points in the Atlanta Thrashers' 5-3 win over the Carolina Hurricanes. Kovalchuk scored his 33rd goal in the second period and his 34th (empty net) with three seconds left in the contest.
Marty Turco made 25 saves in his 35th career shutout Tuesday, a 2-0 Dallas Stars victory over the Atlanta Thrashers. Jere Lehtinen and Steve Ott scored for the Stars, who have won three of their last four games.
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.
Chris Thorburn had a goal and an assist Tuesday, keying the Atlanta Thrashers' 4-2 victory over the Montreal Canadians. Zach Bogosian, Erik Christensen and Rich Peverley also scored for the Thrashers, who have won three games in a row.
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