Sat. Feb. 2, 2008
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Kari Lehtonen had 36 saves in his third
shutout of the season and the Atlanta Thrashers blanked Washington
The Thrashers won despite playing without leading scorer Ilya
Kovalchuk and mustering only 13 shots on
goal. Kovalchuk, who has 44 points in 30 career games against the
Caps, has a bad knee.
Todd White broke up a scoreless duel with 8:26 left. Marian
Hossa added an empty-net goal with 40 seconds remaining.
The loss ended Washington's five-game home winning streak.
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