NHL: Atlanta 3, St. Louis 2 (OT)

Dec. 23, 2007 at 9:29 PM
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ST. LOUIS, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Marian Hossa scored on a breakaway 19 seconds into overtime Sunday to give the Atlanta Thrashers a 3-2 victory at St. Louis.

The contest went overtime because Atlanta right wing Mark Recchi tied it 2-2 with his sixth goal this season on the power play at 10:42 of the third.

Atlanta's other goal also came on the power play when Ilya Kovalchuk scored his 29th goal at 16:22 of the second.

Tobias Enstrom had two assists, and goalie Kari Lehtonen stopped 18 of 20 St. Louis shots for the Thrashers, who have won four games in a row.

St. Louis got goals from Barret Jackman in the first and Keith Tkachuk (power play) in the second.

Net-minder Manny Legace was beaten three times on 25 Atlanta shots for the Blues, had won their past two games.

On the power play, Atlanta went 2 for 4 and St. Louis went 1 for 3.

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