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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.
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.
Kari Lehtonen made 36 saves on 39 shots Saturday to help the Atlanta Thrashers record a 4-3 win over Tampa Bay. Lehtonen's effort came in his first appearance in more than seven weeks. He had been sidelined since Oct.
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.
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.