Mikhail Grabovski's tip-in 39 seconds into overtime gave the Toronto Maple Leafs a 2-1 victory over Atlanta on Thursday night, damaging the Thrashers' playoff hopes. Toronto rookie Jonas Gustavsson stopped 19 shots for his sixth straight win.
Ondrej Pavelec stopped 28 shots for Atlanta, but couldn't
prevent Grabovski's winning shot. Grabovski punched in a shot by Dion Phaneuf past Pavelec's catching glove.
Atlanta's Zach Bogosian and Toronto's Phil Kessel traded goals
midway through the first period. The 1-1 tie lasted through
The Thrashers remained three points behind eighth-place Boston for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.
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