Thrashers double Lightning

Thrashers double Lightning

Ilya Kovalchuk scored a pair of goals and added an assist Saturday, leading the Atlanta Thrashers to a 6-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning at Philips Arena.

Atlanta won the game as -125 favorites, while the nine goals sailed OVER the posted over/under (6).

Rich Peverley also netted a pair of goals for the Thrashers, while singles came off the sticks of Anssi Salmela and Zach Bogosian. Ondrej Pavelec stopped 36 shots in the win.

Martin St. Louis scored a pair of goals for the Lightning, and Andrej Meszaros added the other marker in the loss.