Thursday Jan 8, 2009
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Ilya Kovalchuk had a goal and an assist, and Kari Lehtonen made 29 saves for his first shutout of the season in the Atlanta Thrashers' 4-0 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night.
Colby Armstrong, Jim Slater and Marty Reasoner also scored for the Thrashers, 2-4-1 in their last seven games. It was the Thrashers' first shutout of the season. For Lehtonen, it was his 12th career shutout and first against the Devils.
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