The Atlanta Thrashers were decisively beaten by the Pittsburgh Penguins, 6 to 3, on December 18, 2008.

Final

PIT

Penguins

17-10-4

6

ATL

Thrashers

10-17-4

3

Team

PIT

ATL

1

2

1

2

3

1

3

1

1

Total

6

3

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

PIT

ATL

Penguins

Matt Cooke (EV) assisted by Tim Wallace and Jordan Staal

1

0

Penguins

Evgeni Malkin (EV) assisted by Petr Sykora

2

0

Thrashers

Marty Reasoner (EV) assisted by Ilya Kovalchuk and Chris Thorburn

2

1

2nd period

PIT

ATL

Penguins

Jordan Staal (PP) assisted by Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby

3

1

Penguins

Miroslav Satan (PP) assisted by Jeff Taffe and Ruslan Fedotenko

4

1

Thrashers

Bryan Little (PP) assisted by Todd White and Vyacheslav Kozlov

4

2

Penguins

Philippe Boucher (EV) assisted by Evgeni Malkin and Petr Sykora

5

2

3rd period

PIT

ATL

Thrashers

Colby Armstrong (EV) unassisted

5

3

Penguins

Evgeni Malkin (EV-EN) assisted by Sidney Crosby and Rob Scuderi

6

3