Thrashers top Wild in shootout
Erik Christensen had the shootout winner on Friday night as the Atlanta Thrashers defeated the Minnesota Wild by a final score of 3-2.
The Thrashers got the win as +125 home underdogs on this night, while the combined score fell UNDER the posted total (5.5).
Colby Armstrong and Ilya Kovalchuk also scored for Atlanta in the win. Johan Hedberg made 37 saves in the contest.
Brian Rolston and Brent Burns had the goals for Minnesota. Niklas Backstrom stopped 24 of 26 Atlanta shots.