Capitals100 -- 1Thrashers215 -- 8

FIRST PERIOD

Scoring: 1, Atlanta, Bondra 2 (Hossa, Savard), 6:50 (pp). 2, Atlanta, de Vries 1 (Savard, Bondra), 18:25 (pp). 3, Washington, Heward 1 (Ovechkin), 19:05 (pp). Penalties: Aubin, Atl (hooking), 1:31; Yonkman, Was (tripping), 5:37; Halpern, Was (hooking), 7:01; Petrovicky, Atl (slashing), 10:49; Holik, Atl (holding), 13:37; Aubin, Atl (boarding), 15:51; Modry, Atl (interference), 15:54; Cassels, Was (holding), 16:34; Exelby, Atl (holding), 18:48.

SECOND PERIOD

Scoring: 4, Atlanta, Bondra 3 (Modry, Stefan), 14:55. Penalties: Ovechkin, Was (hooking), 2:04; Witt, Was (slashing), 2:26; Hossa, Atl (interference), 3:28; Pettinger, Was (holding), 9:30; Vigier, Atl (hooking), 10:40; Stefan, Atl (hooking), 12:42; Ovechkin, Was (charging), 16:32.

THIRD PERIOD

Scoring: 5, Atlanta, Aubin 1 (Mellanby, Savard), 1:36. 6, Atlanta, Mellanby 1 (Aubin), 4:00. 7, Atlanta, Savard 2 (Modry, Coburn), 12:33 (pp). 8, Atlanta, Hossa 2 (Savard, Kozlov), 15:25. 9, Atlanta, Stefan 1 (de Vries, Aubin), 17:07 (pp). Penalties: Clymer, Was (interference), 1:51; Yonkman, Was (hooking), 4:59; Witt, Was (slashing), 8:00; Yonkman, Was (roughing), 10:43; Kolzig, Was, served by Cassesl (roughing), 10:43; Eminger, Was, major (fighting), 10:43; Boulton, Atl (roughing), 10:43; Petrovicky, Atl, major (fighting), 10:43; Biron, Was (high-sticking), 11:59; Sutherby, Was (charging), 16:18; Peat, Was (roughing), 16:18; Sutton, Atl (roughing), 16:18; Cassels, Was (holding), 18:05; Coburn, Atl (hooking), 18:51; Halpern, Was, double minor (roughing), 19:07; Aubin, Atl (roughing), 19:07.

SHOTS ON GOAL

Capitals 1154 -- 20Thrashers 131118 -- 42 Power-play opportunities: Washington 1 of 9; Atlanta 4 of 15. Goalies: Washington, Kolzig 1-2-0 (42 shots-34 saves). Atlanta, Dunham 1-2-0 (20 shots-19 saves). A: 18,759 (18,545). T: 2:25.