Kovalchuk, Thrashers trim Maple Leafs

Kovalchuk, Thrashers trim Maple Leafs

Ilya Kovalchuk had two goals and an assist to lead the Atlanta Thrashers over the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 on Tuesday night.

Atlanta cashed as -120 home favorites, while the teams played OVER the 6.5-goal total set by sportsbooks.

Rich Peverley and Evander Kane also scored for the Thrashers, who were outshot 40-32 by the Maple Leafs in the win.

Alexei Ponikarovsky had a pair of markers for Toronto, while Niklas Hagman had a goal and an assist for the Maple Leafs.