Recap - Thrashers Defeat Florida 4-3
|Recap - Thrashers Defeat Florida 4-3|
Andrew Ladd scored twice to lead the Thrashers over Florida 4-3 on Saturday at Philips Arena.
The Thrashers were a -138 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Andrew Ladd (2) and Blake Wheeler (2) each scored for the Thrashers in the victory. Wheeler opened the scoring for Atlanta, finding the back of the net at 0:43 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Dustin Byfuglien and Andrew Ladd.
Chris Mason turned in a 31-save effort for the Thrashers.
Florida got goals from Sergei Samsonov, Stephen Weiss, and David Booth in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Tomas Vokoun stopped 32 of 36 shots for the Panthers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Atlanta scored 1 time on 5 chances on the power play, while Florida went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Atlanta outshot Florida 36-34 in the game.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act on the road to face Carolina looking for another win. For Florida, they head home to face Washington.