COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Pascal Leclaire recorded his seventh shutout this season Wednesday to help the Columbus Blue Jackets down the Atlanta Thrashers 2-0.
The only goal he needed came from Dan Fritsche (power play), who scored his sixth at 7:39 of the first period.
The shutout was the eighth of Leclaire's career.
Jared Boll scored his fourth at 3:04 of the second for Columbus' other goal, and Leclaire stopped the 21 Atlanta shots he faced for the Bile Jackets, who split a four-game home stand.
Keri Lehtonen gave up two goals on 28 shots for the Thrashers, who had a four-game winning streak snapped.
On the power play, Atlanta went 1 for 4 and Columbus was 0 for 2.
Columbus' leading scorer, Rick Nash, didn't play because of an undisclosed illness.