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Bogosian scores in OT for Thrashers
Atlanta Thrashers center Jim Slater, left, reacts after scoring a goal as Nashville Predators defenseman Ryan Suter looks back toward the goal during the second period of Monday’s game in Atlanta. - photo by David Goldman

ATLANTA — Zach Bogosian scored 2:11 into overtime, Ondrej Pavelec made 27 saves, and the Atlanta Thrashers rallied from a two-goal deficit to beat the Nashville Predators 3-2 on Monday night.

The Thrashers have won two straight and eight of nine, including six consecutive victories at home.
Nashville ended a three-game winning streak.

Bogosian's wrister from the top of the right circle, the defenseman's second goal this season, beat goalie Anders Lindback stick side.

Nashville led 2-0 in the first period. Colin Wilson snapped a wrist shot from the top of the slot at 8:39 for his fifth goal. Steve Sullivan's eighth of the season, a tip-in, gave the Predators a two-goal cushion 2:30 later.

The Thrashers cut the deficit to 2-1 on Jim Slater's fourth goal 14:25 into the second. Slater scored after winning a faceoff in the left circle. He redirected Tobias Enstrom's slap shot from the left wing boards to beat goalie Anders Lindback.

Facing the NHL's top power-play unit, Nashville killed its first three penalties to extend its streak to 35 straight chances. That broke the franchise mark set from April 1-13, 2006.

But Andrew Ladd's 10th goal made it 2-2. He put in a backhander from below the right circle, the first power-play goal against the Predators in 10 games.

Pavelec (9-5-2) made his 10th straight start and 16th consecutive appearance. He showed why he began the game ranked second in the NHL in save percentage and goals-against average.

Lindback made 34 saves.

Notes: Thrashers LW Evander Kane played 21 shifts after missing two games because of a left knee injury. ... Predators coach Barry Trotz said C David Legwand, who missed his ninth game with a lower body injury, hopes to return Wednesday at Detroit. ... Atlanta had scored first in six straight games and 12 of 14.

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