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NHL: Atlanta 3, Colorado 0

March 11, 2009 at 1:32 AM

DENVER, March 11 (UPI) -- The Colorado Avalanche were unable to solve Kari Lehtonen Tuesday and the 25-year-old Finn produced his 14th career shutout, a 3-0 Atlanta victory.

Lehtonen was called upon to make 35 saves in the Thrasher's fifth win in their last seven games.

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After nearly two periods of scoreless action, rookie defenseman Zach Bogosian got the game-winner with 2:28 remaining in the second and Todd White made it 2-0 before the period ended. Rich Peverley added an empty-net tally late in the third period.

Peter Budaj made 33 saves for the Avalanche, who now have lost seven of their last eight.

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