Thrashers223 -- 7Capitals111 -- 3

FIRST PERIOD

Scoring: 1, Atlanta, Bondra 1 (Hossa, Savard), 6:24 (pp). 2, Washington, Biron 1 (Sykora, Friesen), 7:45. 3, Atlanta, Modry 1, 17:14 (pp). Penalties: Biron, Was (holding stick), 4:35; Sutton, Atl (interference), 10:12; Sutherby, Was, double minor (elbowing, interference), 16:46.

SECOND PERIOD

Scoring: 4, Atlanta, Holik 1 (Bondra, Hossa), 5:03 (pp). 5, Atlanta, Savard 1 (Bondra, Vigier), 10:18 (pp). 6, Washington, Willsie 1 (Heward), 13:21 (pp). Penalties: Bondra, Atl (hooking), 2:55; Eminger, Was (tripping), 4:43; Stefan, Atl (hooking), 6:29; Witt, Was (tripping), 9:30; Modry, Atl (hooking), 12:17; Witt, Was (interference), 18:19; Bradley, Was, major (fighting), 18:19; Mellanby, Atl, major (fighting), 18:19; Biron, Was (interference), 19:11.

THIRD PERIOD

Scoring: 7, Atlanta, Boulton 1 (de Vries), 8:36. 8, Washington, Cassels 1 (Halpern, Ovechkin), 12:42 (pp). 9, Atlanta, Kozlov 1 (Modry), 18:47 (en). 10, Atlanta, Hossa 1 (Savard), 19:26 (sh-en). Penalties: Eminger, Was (high-sticking), 1:04; Stefan, Atl (interference), 3:40; Savard, Atl (slashing), 11:30; Sutton, Atl (delay of game), 18:57.

SHOTS ON GOAL

Thrashers 19146 -- 39Capitals 6412 -- 22 Power-play opportunities: Atlanta 4 of 8; Washington 2 of 7. Goalies: Atlanta, Dunham 1-1-0 (22 shots-19 saves). Washington, Kolzig 1-1-0 (37 shots-32 saves). A: 13,021 (18,277). T: 2:29.