Thrashers smash Preds

Thrashers smash Preds

The Atlanta Thrashers lit the lamp against the Nashville Predators, winning 7-2 at the Sommet Center Saturday night.

Atlanta won as a +197 road underdog while the final score played over the 5.5-goal total.

Eric Perrin, Colby Armstrong, Ilya Kovalchuk and Bryan Little scored in the first period. Mathieu Schneider, Zach Bogosian and Jim Slater also scored in the lopsided victory.

Jordin Tootoo and Shea Weber scored for the Predators, who outshot Atlanta 33-32.