Nashville Stays Hot With Win Over Atlanta

10:55 PM, Apr 5, 2011   |    comments
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Nashville, TN (Sports Network) - Jordin Tootoo and Sergei Kostitsyn each had two goals and an assist to help the Nashville Predators take a 6-3 win over the Atlanta Thrashers.

Patric Hornqvist had three assists while Matt Halischuk tallied a goal and an assist for the Predators, who have won eight of their last 10 games. Pekka Rinne stopped 33 shots.

Nashville has 97 points and sits in the fourth spot in the Western Conference, one point head of Phoenix and Los Angeles, both of which are off on Tuesday.

Blake Wheeler scored twice and Nik Antropov added a goal for the Thrashers, who have lost three of their last four. Chris Mason was pulled in the second period after giving up four goals on 13 shots. Ondrej Pavelec stopped 9-of-11 shots the rest of the way.

 

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