ATLANTA, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Todd White scored the tie-breaking goal in the third period Thursday to give the Atlanta Thrashers a 3-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators.
With the score tied 2-2, White zipped his ninth goal this season past Ottawa net-minder Martin Gerber 47 seconds into the third.
Keri Lehtonen stopped 28 of 30 shots for the Thrashers, who prevented a four-game sweep of the season series.
Gerber stopped 42 of 45 shots for the Senators, who had their six-game winning streak broken.
On the power play, Atlanta went 1 for 5 and Ottawa was 0 for 2.