Just finished with Thrashers morning skate before tonight’s game against New Jersey.
Ondrej Pavelec will start in goal for the Thrashers after his win Thursday against Dallas. “It ain’t rocket physics,” coach John Anderson said of the decision to start Pavelec.
The scratches tonight will be Bryan Little, Anssi Salmela and the injured Mark Popovic.
With Little out of the lineup, the lines looked like this at practice:
Afinogenov was awarded the Thrashers player of the month for November by the team’s fan club.
I will check back in later.