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Ducks try to build momentum in Calgary

Ducks try to build momentum in Calgary

The Anaheim Ducks will try to avoid losing four straight games for only the second time this season when they visit the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night.

NHL: San Jose 3, Calgary 2

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Joe Pavelski scored twice and goaltender Antti Niemi came up big during the third period Monday in the San Jose Sharks' 3-2 victory over Calgary.

Canucks' Tortorella, Flames' Hartley disciplined after brawl

NEW YORK, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Vancouver Canucks Coach John Tortorella and Calgary Flames counterpart Bob Hartley were each disciplined Monday for their roles in a brawl between the teams.

NHL: Calgary 4, Edmonton 3

CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Lee Stempniak notched a goal and two assists Saturday and the Calgary Flames recorded their first win of the season, 4-3 over Edmonton.

Thrashers name John Anderson to be coach

ATLANTA, June 20 (UPI) -- The NHL's Atlanta Thrashers named John Anderson their head coach Friday in place of the fired Bob Hartley.

NHL: Atlanta 4, Florida 1

SUNRISE, Fla., Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Ilya Kovalchuk scored for the eighth time in four games Friday night in helping the Atlanta Thrashers win their third straight contest, 4-1 over Florida.

NHL: Nashville 3, Atlanta 0

NASHVILLE, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Dan Ellis made 20 saves to record a shutout in only his second NHL start Thursday night, as the Nashville Predators downed Atlanta, 3-0.

Thrashers place Lehtonen on IR

ATLANTA, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Thrashers Friday placed goalie Kari Lehtonen on injured reserve because of a right-groin injury.

NHL: Atlanta 5, N.Y. Rangers 3

ATLANTA, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Todd White scored two power-play goals Thursday night, as the Atlanta Thrashers beat the New York Rangers, 5-3.

Thrashers fire Coach Bob Hartley

ATLANTA, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Thrashers, who have started the NHL season with six losses in six games, Wednesday fired Coach Bob Hartley.

NHL: Atlanta 1, Florida 0

ATLANTA, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Kari Lehtonen recorded his third shutout of the season Saturday night as Atlanta beat the Florida Panthers, 1-0.

Three players suspended by the NHL

TORONTO, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- The NHL Thursday took disciplinary action in the wake of the fights that took place in Wednesday night's Atlanta-Washington game.

Drive to rename Tara road for Rosa Parks

ATLANTA, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- A campaign has begun to change the name of Tara Boulevard in suburban Atlanta to honor civil rights icon Rosa Parks.

Hartley gets extension from Thrashers

ATLANTA, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Thrashers Wednesday signed head coach Bob Hartley to a contract extension through the 2006-07 season.

NHL: Atlanta 3, New Jersey 2

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Dany Heatley scored a power-play goal with 5:48 left in the third period Friday night as Atlanta edged New Jersey, 3-2.

NHL regular season comes to a close

DENVER, April 6 (UPI) -- The final day of the NHL season was one to remember for Milan Hejduk, Peter Forsberg, and the Colorado Avalanche.

Atlanta 6; Tampa Bay 2

ATLANTA, April 6 (UPI) -- Kamil Piros recorded his first career hat trick Sunday as Atlanta thumped playoff-bound Tampa Bay, 6-2.

Atlanta 3, Columbus 2

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 22 (UPI) -- Lubos Bartecko's goal snapped a tie with 7:04 left and Milan Hnilicka made 36 saves Saturday night as the Atlanta Thrashers extended their road unbeaten streak

Colorado 4, Pittsburgh 1

DENVER, March 1 (UPI) -- Peter Forsberg continued his torrid play with a goal and an assist Saturday as the Colorado Avalanche exploded for four unanswered goals in the third period and

Washington 5, Atlanta 1

ATLANTA, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Jaromir Jagr scored his 31st goal and added a pair of assists in a big first period Wednesday night as the Washington Capitals rolled to a 5-1 victory over the

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Back surgery for McEachern

ATLANTA, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Durable left wing Shawn McEachern of Atlanta was scheduled to undergo surgery Wednesday to repair a herniated disk.

Thrashers McEachern to have back surgery

ATLANTA, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Atlanta Thrashers left wing Shawn McEachern will undergo surgery on Wednesday to repair a herniated disk and is expected to miss six weeks, the team announced T

Atlanta 4, New Jersey 2

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Marc Savard and Vyacheslav Kozlov scored 15 seconds apart late in the third period Friday night to lift the Atlanta Thrashers to their first win in New Jersey,
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