Peverley, Kozlov score in SO, Thrashers beat Blues - KMOV.com

Peverley, Kozlov score in SO, Thrashers beat Blues

ATLANTA (AP) -- Defensemen Tobias Enstrom and Ron Hainsey forced overtime with third-period goals, and Rich Peverley and Slava Kozlov scored in a shootout to give the Atlanta Thrashers a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis on Sunday night.

Marty Reasoner set up both third-period goals to help Atlanta (7-6-1) snap a four-game home losing streak and two-game slide overall.

St. Louis earned a point for the third straight game, but is winless in five.

Ty Conklin stopped the first 27 shots he faced for St. Louis (5-6-4) before Enstrom scored to cut it to 2-1 with 7:01 left in regulation.

Hainsey tied it with 3:31 to go. Reasoner won a faceoff near St. Louis' bench, and Hainsey, who controlled the puck at the left boards, beat Conklin with a wrist shot.

Andy McDonald opened the scoring at 6:55 of the second period, and David Perron have the Blues a two-goal lead on a power play at 7:08 of the third.

Johan Hedberg made 30 saves for Atlanta, while Conklin stopped 38 shots.

Peverley beat Conklin with a low shot in the tiebreaker. Kozlov scored after taking a wide turn from the right circle and crossing the slot.

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