by Tony on 11/20/08 at 11:49 AM ET
Penguins at Thrashers, 7PM ET, Philips Arena
Penguins, 11-4-3, 25 pts., 4th in Eastern Conference
Thrashers, 7-8-2, 16 pts, T-11th in Eastern Conference
Season series: 1st meeting
Last game vs. Thrashers: Penguins def. Thrashers, 3-2 (SO), Mar. 2nd, 2007.
Special teams rankings:
Powerplay: Penguins 18.8% (15th), Thrashers 18.4% (16th)
Penalty Kill: Penguins 84.4% (10th), Thrashers 73.8% (29th)
Probably goaltender rankings:
SV%: Penguins - Dany Sabourin .945 (n/a), Thrashers - Johan Hedberg .879 (n/a)
GAA: Penguins - Dany Sabourin 1.51 (n/a), Thrashers - Johan Hedberg 4.04 (n/a)
- The Penguins are 8-6-2 all-time at Philips Arena.
- Ilya Kovalchuk has 13 goals and 30 points in 23 games vs. the Penguins.
- Former Pens: Hedberg, Colby Armstrong, Erik Christensen, Chris Thorburn
- Matt Cooke’s five-game point streak is a career high.
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