Atlanta vs Florida Recap - Thrashers Win 3-2
|Atlanta vs Florida Recap - Thrashers Win 3-2|
Atlanta got a pair of goals from Rich Peverley as the Thrashers skated to a 3-2 victory over Florida on Wednesday at BankAtlantic Center.
Atlanta was an underdog by +103 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Rich Peverley (2) and Niclas Bergfors each scored for the Thrashers in the victory. Bergfors opened the scoring for Atlanta, finding the back of the net at 12:52 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Andrew Ladd.
Ondrej Pavelec turned in a 33-save effort for the Thrashers.
Stephen Weiss and Chris Higgins scored for the Panthers, finding the net behind Ondrej Pavelec.
Scott Clemmensen stopped 16 of 16 shots for the Panthers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Atlanta scored 1 time on 6 chances on the power play, while Florida went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Florida outshot Atlanta 35-31 in the game.
Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Maple Leafs. The Panthers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Carolina.