Ilya Kovalchuk

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Wings Come From Behind to Soar Over Stars

Sens prevail over Habs; Kovalchuk, Thrashers douse Flames

(Newser) - Detroit's offense shone in the third period, scoring three goals to beat the Stars, 5-3. Pavel Datsyuk had a big night with two goals and an assist, helping the Wings reach 100 points for the eighth straight year, tying a league record set by Montreal in 1982. Chris Osgood got... More »

Thrashers Deck Devils in 10th Round

Dupuis goal ends shootout with a 4-3 Atlanta win

(Newser) - It took 10 rounds, but the Atlanta Thrashers were finally able to beat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 last night, reports the Associated Press. Pascal Dupuis snuck the winner past Martin Brodeur, who had 29 saves before the shootout.  The Devils appeared on their way to a 3-2 win,... More »

Red Wings Come Back to Beat Coyotes

Kovalchuk hurt in Thrashers W over Pens, Miller, Sabres shutout Panthers

(Newser) - Niklas Lidstrom scored Detroit’s second goal of the third period to lift the Red Wings to a 3-2 come-from-behind win over the Phoenix Coyotes. Lidstrom also tallied two assists as Detroit ran its winning streak to five games. Chris Osgood stoned Shane Doan on a breakaway attempt with only... More »

Hossa, Thrashers Stop Sabres

Buffalo's losing streak reaches six games

(Newser) - Marian Hossa scored twice and Johan Hedberg made 37 saves, winning his second straight start as Atlanta beat Buffalo, 5-2 today, reports the Journal-Constitution. Rookie Colin Stuart, recently called up from the minor leagues, added a goal and a lot of energy to the Thrashers' top line while helping extend... More »

Thrashers Fly Past Lightning to Snap Skid

Six different players score for Atlanta in 6-2 victory

(Newser) - The Atlanta Thrashers defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-2 at home to snap their four-game losing streak. The loss extends Tampa Bay’s own losing streak to three and drops their road record to a miserable 3-12-1, which is the worst in the league. Ilya Kovalchuk scored his league-leading 27th... More »

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