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2009-04-11 21:33:15

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. Mike McKenna let in four goals in 15 shots before he was pulled for Karri Ramo, who allowed two goals on 11 shots.

2009-03-03 22:06:56

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. Richard Zednik also scored for the Panthers. Florida goalie Tomas Vokoun earned the win with 27 saves in his return, after sitting out four games with an ear infection. Ilya Kovalchuk, Colby Armstrong and Jim Slater scored for Atlanta, which has...

2009-01-17 22:12:06

Ilya Kovalchuk had a goal and an assist Saturday night when the Atlanta Thrashers pounded the Nashville Predators 7-2. Zach Bogosian picked up his first career goal for the Thrashers. Bryan Little, Eric Perrin, Mathieu Schneider, Colby Armstrong and Jim Slater also scored, and Kari Lehtonen stopped 31 shots for Atlanta. Jordin Tootoo and Shea Weber scored for the Predators, who have lost three of four and suffered their worst home defeat of the season. Starter Dan Ellis took the loss after...

2009-01-10 15:30:04

Florida ripped the Atlanta Thrashers 8-4 Saturday, with Ville Peltonen scoring twice and six other Panthers adding a goal apiece. The Panthers led all the way, knocking in three goals in the first period and five in the third. Radek Dvorak posted a goal and two assists, Micheal Frolik, David Booth and Nathan Horton each had a goal and assist ,and Jay Bouwmeester and Cory Stillman also scored for Florida. The Panthers have won three straight games and four of five. Todd White, Erik...

2009-01-08 21:03:38

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. Todd White had two assists, giving him 17 points in his last 15 outings. Scott Clemmensen allowed three goals on 19 shots in his 13th...

2008-12-22 21:34:35

Justin Pogge won his NHL debut and Alexei Ponikarovsky, Matt Stajan and Nik Antropov had nine points Monday when Toronto beat Atlanta 6-2. Pogge, recalled from Toronto's AHL affiliate Sunday, got the start in goal with Vesa Toskala out with a groin pull. Pogge needed just 19 saves. Stajan scored twice and had an assist, Ponikarovsky had a goal and two assists, and Antropov had three assists for Toronto, which has won five of its last six games. Jeremy Williams and Dominic Moore each had a...

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  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.