9:27 am December 29, 2010, by Chris Vivlamore
Next for Thrashers
Who: vs. Bruins
When: 7 p.m. Thursday
TV; radio: SPSO; 680 AM, 93.7 FM
* The Thrashers have lost four straight (0-2-2). They entered Wednesday’s NHL schedule third in the Southeast Division and seventh in the Eastern Conference.
* The Bruins have won three straight, a streak that began with last week’s win in Boston. They led the Northeast Division entering Wednesday with 44 points, the same total as the Thrashers.
* The last meeting between the teams resulted in a brawl with 4:06 remaining that resulted in 96 minutes of penalty time.
* The Thrashers power play has struggled of late, going 3-for-37 over the past 11 games. That includes a 1-for-8 night Tuesday against the Penguins on 13:20 of man-advantage time.
* Dustin Byfuglien leads all NHL defensemen with 14 goals and 38 points.
AJC hockey beat writer Chris Vivlamore\'s perspective on the Atlanta Thrashers
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