Rangers132 -- 6Thrashers120 -- 3

Jaromir Jagr broke a tie late in the second period with his NHL-leading 21st goal as New York won its fourth in a row. After Atlanta scored twice to overcome a 3-1 deficit, Jagr swooped in off the right wing and snapped a high shot that eluded the block of goalie Michael Garnett.

FIRST PERIOD

Scoring: 1, Atlanta, Hossa 10 (Mellanby), 6:38 (pp). 2, N.Y. Rangers, Ward 3, 12:06.

SECOND PERIOD

Scoring: 3, N.Y. Rangers, Prucha 6 (Jagr), :59. 4, N.Y. Rangers, Nylander 8 (Ward), 2:11. 5, Atlanta, Savard 7, 2:52. 6, Atlanta, Kozlov 5 (Mellanby, Kovalchuk), 16:39 (pp). 7, N.Y. Rangers, Jagr 21 (Nylander, Prucha), 17:58.

THIRD PERIOD

Scoring: 8, N.Y. Rangers, Betts 4 (Hossa, Wiseman), 8:09. 9, N.Y. Rangers, Ortmeyer 3 (Nieminen, Rozsival), 19:17 (en).

SHOTS ON GOAL

Rangers 9168 -- 33Thrashers 1177 -- 25 Power-play opportunities: N.Y. Rangers 0 of 5; Atlanta 2 of 6. Goalies: N.Y. Rangers, Weekes 7-4-1 (19 shots-16 saves), Lundqvist (2:20 Third, 6 shots-6 saves). Atlanta, Shields (13 shots-10 saves), Garnett 1-3-0 (2:11 Second, 19 shots-17 saves). A: 16,079 (18,545). T: 2:16.