9:00 am February 26, 2011, by Chris Vivlamore
Next for Thrashers
Who: vs. Maple Leafs
When: 5 p.m. Sunday
TV; radio: SPSO; 680 AM, 93.7 FM
* The Thrashers’ freefall continues. They have lost five straight games and have one win in the past 10. Since Dec. 21 they have six wins in a span of 27 games.
* The Thrashers have fallen to 11th in the Eastern Conference, six points behind the eighth place Hurricanes entering Saturday’s NHL schedule. At 61 points, they were tied with the Maple Leafs, who played the Penguins Saturday.
* Andrew Ladd had a four-game goal streak snapped Friday but has six goals in the past seven games.
* Bryan Little has one goal in the past 14 games.
* Alexander Burmistrov, Patrice Cormier, Freddy Meyer and Jim Slater are out for the Thrashers.
- Chris Vivlamore
AJC hockey beat writer Chris Vivlamore\'s perspective on the Atlanta Thrashers
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