SUNRISE, Fla. — Rich Peverley scored twice and Ondrej Pavelec made 33 saves in the Atlanta Thrashers' 3-2 victory over the Florida Panthers Wednesday night.
Niclas Bergfors also scored to help Atlanta win for only the third time in its last eight games (3-4-1). Andrew Ladd had two assists.
Chris Higgins had a goal and an assist and Stephen Weiss added a goal for Florida. The Panthers lost in regulation for only the second time in nine games (5-2-2).