ATLANTA, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- A goal by Michael Ryder with 6:04 to play was the game-winner for the streaking Boston Bruins in a 2-1 victory Sunday over the Atlanta Thrashers.
Boston has won eight straight games and 13 of 14. It's the team's longest winning streak since March 30-April 14, 1993, when the Bruins won eight straight.
Bryan Little scored Atlanta's goal.
Thrashers' goalie Kari Lehtonen was credited with 26 saves.