Kovalchuk, Thrashers surprise Flames
Ilya Kovalchuk netted a hat trick and had an assist as the Atlanta Thrashers upset the Calgary Flames 6-4 on Thursday night.
Atlanta cashed in as +130 home underdogs as the teams played over the 5.5-goal total set by oddsmakers.
Bobby Holik added a goal and two assists for the Thrashers, who got a goal and an assist from Chris Thorburn in the payday.
Jerome Iginla led Calgary with two goals as Daymond Langkow chipped in with a goal and two assists for the Flames.