NHL: Florida 3, Atlanta 1

March 16, 2008 at 9:10 PM
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SUNRISE, Fla., March 16 (UPI) -- Olli Jokinen scored on a slapshot and added an assist Sunday, leading the Florida Panthers over Atlanta 3-1 for their seventh win in a row.

Radek Dvorak and Rostislav Olesz also scored for the Panthers, who tied the franchise record for longest winning streak. Florida team also won seven straight in in 1995 and 2006.

Florida goaltender Tomas Vokoun was credited with 29 saves.

Ilya Kovalchuk scored for the Thrashers, his 49th goal of the season.

Atlanta has lost four of its last five games and 12 of 14.

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