Thrashers Edge Ducks

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Maxim Afinogenov ended Atlanta's power-play
drought with a third-period goal to lift the Thrashers past the
Anaheim Ducks 2-1 on Tuesday night.

Johan Hedberg stopped 34 shots for Atlanta.

The Thrashers were 0-for-13 over a three-game stretch with a man advantage, including their first power play against Anaheim.

But Afinogenov scored from the right circle 4:03 into the third period.

The Thrashers are 5-4-1 since ending a nine-game winless streak.

The Ducks lost for the third time in their last 11 games.

Colby Armstrong gave Atlanta a 1-0 lead early in the second
period with his follow after Jonas Hiller stopped shots by Evander Kane and Ron Hainsey.

Steve Eminger's goal with 2:02 remaining in
the second tied the game.


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