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NHL: Atlanta 5, Carolina 2

Nov. 9, 2008 at 6:59 PM

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Marty Reasoner scored twice for Atlanta Sunday, leading the Thrashers to their fourth straight win, a 5-2 decision over the Carolina Hurricanes.

Ron Hainsey, Jason Williams and Ilya Kovalchuk also scored for Atlanta, and goaltender Johan Hedberg was credited with 35 saves.

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Carolina got the game's first goal, by Rod Brind'Amour, in a six-goal second period. Ray Whitney also scored for the Hurricanes but the Thrashers posted goals by Reasoner, Hainsey, Williams and Kovalchuk for a 4-2 advantage.

Reasoner put the game away in the third period with his second goal.

Carolina goalie Cam Ward allowed all five Atlanta goals and finished with 22 saves.

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