Next for Thrashers
Who: vs. Islanders
When: 7 p.m. Tuesday
TV; radio: SPSO; 680 AM, 93.7 FM
* The Thrashers return from the All-Star break after closing with a win over the Capitals. It was just their fifth in the past 17 games.
* The Islanders have lost eight of their past 10 games, including their last three before the break.
* Dustin Byfuglien, the Thrashers leading scorer, does not have a point in the past 10 games.
* Ondrej Pavelec has posted a 2.44 goals-against average and a .927 save percentage in 38 games.
- Chris Vivlamore