Thrashers401 -- 5Penguins241 -- 7

Mario Lemieux scored twice during a five-point night, helping Pittsburgh rally from a four-goal deficit at home to win for the first time this season. Down 4-0 midway through the first period, the Penguins rebounded with six power-play goals. The only other time in their 39-season history the Penguins scored six power-play goals was Dec. 12, 1986, against Toronto.

FIRST PERIOD

Scoring: 1, Atlanta, Kovalchuk 4 (Savard, Havelid), 3:18 (pp). 2, Atlanta, Stefan 2 (Hossa, Kovalchuk), 8:32. 3, Atlanta, Bondra 4 (Holik, Kovalchuk), 9:00 (pp). 4, Atlanta, Havelid 1 (Kovalchuk, Hossa), 9:50 (pp). 5, Pittsburgh, Lemieux 4 (Jackman, Crosby), 10:08 (pp). 6, Pittsburgh, Lemieux 5 (Recchi, Jackman), 19:38 (pp).

SECOND PERIOD

Scoring: 7, Pittsburgh, Gonchar 2 (Recchi, Lemieux), 11:56 (pp). 8, Pittsburgh, Gonchar 3 (Crosby, Lemieux), 14:50 (pp). 9, Pittsburgh, LeClair 2 (Malone, Palffy), 15:21 (pp). 10, Pittsburgh, Jackman 3 (Palffy, Malone), 16:06.

THIRD PERIOD

Scoring: 11, Pittsburgh, LeClair 3 (Gonchar, Lemieux), 14:10 (pp). 12, Atlanta, Kozlov 2 (Larsen, de Vries), 15:43.

SHOTS ON GOAL

Thrashers 11915 -- 35Penguins 13107 -- 30 Power-play opportunities: Atlanta 3 of 7; Pittsburgh 6 of 11. Goalies: Atlanta, Shields 0-1-0 (30 shots-23 saves). Pittsburgh, Caron 1-0-3 (35-30). A: 14,009 (16,958). T: 2:24.