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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.
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