5:43 am March 30, 2011, by Chris Vivlamore
Next for Thrashers
Who: at Flyers
When: 7 p.m. Thursday
TV; radio: SPSO; 680 AM, 93.7 FM
* The Thrashers are coming off Tuesday’s 3-1 loss to the Canadiens. They have beaten the Flyers, the top team in the Eastern Conference, twice in three games this season. The past two games were won in extra time.
* The Flyers, who have clinched a playoff spot, are coming of Tuesday’s 5-2 win over the Penguins
* The Thrashers power play is 1-for-21 over the past seven games, including an 0-for-10 streak in the past three.
* The Thrashers lead the NHL in empty net goals allowed with 14 and are 27th in the league with a minus-38 goal differential.
* Nik Antropov’s 14th goal of the season, scored at the Canadiens, ties him for fifth on the team.
* Flyers defenseman Andrej Meszaros is tied for third in the NHL with a plus-30 rating.
- Chris Vivlamore
AJC hockey beat writer Chris Vivlamore\'s perspective on the Atlanta Thrashers
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