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Ilya Kovalchuk and Rich Peverley each had two goals and an assist Saturday to lead the Atlanta Thrashers in a 6-3 win over Tampa Bay. Anssi Salmela and Zach Bogosian also scored for Atlanta, which avoided blowing a 4-0 lead.
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.
The Washington Capitals, led by Brooks Laich with a goal and two assists, scored four times in the third period Sunday to beat the Atlanta Thrashers 6-4. Tomas Fleischmann, Keith Aucoin, Michael Nylander, Eric Fehr and Alexander Semin also scored for Washington, which holds second place in the Eastern
Ilya Kovalchuk scored with 29 seconds left in overtime Wednesday, lifting Atlanta to a 3-2 victory over Buffalo. The Sabres had a three-game winning streak snapped and suffered the loss of a badly -needed point in their chase for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Buffalo is 10th in the East, trailing No.
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.
Todd White scored the game-winner Thursday in a shootout, boosting the Atlanta Thrashers to a 5-4 win over the New York Rangers. White was the 11th of 12 shooters in the shootout.
Alex Kovalev and Alex Tanguay each scored two goals Tuesday and the Montreal Canadiens skated to a 6-3 victory over the Atlanta Thrashers. Saku Koivu had a goal and two assists and Glen Metropolit also scored for Montreal, which ended a five-game winless streak.
Slava Kozlov scored the game-winner in a shootout Saturday when the Atlanta Thrashers beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3. After the first three shooters in the extra segment failed to score, Kozlov fired a wrist shot past the stick side of Tampa Bay netminder Karri Ramo. In regulation, Kozlov scored his 22nd goal in the first period.
Johan Franzen scored his 30th goal of the season Friday and had two assists as part of an offensive display that gave Detroit a 6-3 win over Atlanta. The high-powered Red Wings won for the fourth straight time and have captured seven out of nine games. Detroit already owned a 3-0 lead when Franzen scored on the power play 7:55 into the third period. Marian Hossa reached 36 goals for the season with a third-period tally and Pavel Datsyuk moved within one of the 30-goal mark with a tally in the...
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
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