Here is my game story, with quotes, from Thursday’s 3-2 shootout win over the Bruins for those who would like to comment.
Tim Stapleton ignored Anthony Stewart’s shootout advice.
Bryan Little did not.
They both scored to give the Thrashers a 3-2 victory over Boston on Thursday night, snapping a four-game losing streak. Ondrej Pavelec stopped both Bruins shots for his first career shootout win, breaking an 0-for-7 slump which included three losses this season.
Tobias Enstrom scored two power-play goals for the Thrashers in front of a season-high Philips Arena crowd of 17,624. The Thrashers improved to 20-14-6, 46 points. They have 17 points in the month of December, matching November’s total.
Stapleton, recalled from AHL Chicago earlier in the day, shot first and beat Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas.
“I don’t know if you’ve ever seen [Stewart] stick handle,” Stapleton said. “He had a bunch of moves for me and I didn’t listen. I had my move planned. You are better