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Monday's NHL Game Summaries

Capitals 1 at Thrashers 5

First Period

1. Atlanta, Armstrong 17 (Peverley, Bogosian) 10:13

2. Atlanta, S.Kozlov 20 (Enstrom) 15:43 (pp)

Penalty - Pothier Wash (hooking) 14:27.

Second Period

3. Atlanta, Salmela 1, 7:18 (pp)

4. Atlanta, Enstrom 4 (S.Kozlov, White) 12:59 (pp)

Penalties - Erskine Wash (hooking) 6:00, Jurcina Wash (boarding) 9:36, Semin Wash (hooking) 12:00, Valabik Atl (slashing) 16:55, Salmela Atl (holding) 19:21.

Third Period

5. Atlanta, Perrin 6, 16:38

6. Washington, Fehr 11 (Jurcina, Aucoin) 18:45

Penalties - Fehr Wash (goaltender interference), Enstrom Atl (interference), Bogosian Atl (roughing) 2:16, Exelby Atl (high-sticking) 12:12.

Shots on goal by

Washington 14 16 20-50

Atlanta 12 9 4-25

Goal (shots-saves) - Washington: Theodore (L,27-15-4)(19-15), Varlamov (12:59 second)(6-5); Atlanta: Lehtonen (W,18-20-3).

Power plays (goals-chances) - Washington: 0-4; Atlanta: 3-4.

Referees - Gord Dwyer, Don Van Massenhoven. Linesmen - Mike Cvik, Don Henderson.

Attendance - 13,336 (18,545).

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Predators 4 at Kings 3

First Period

1. Los Angeles, Kopitar 25 (Brown) 14:42

2. Nashville, Weber 19 (Dumont, Ward) 19:45

Penalties - Weber Nash (tripping) 1:16, Smithson Nash (roughing) 4:54, Calder LA (hooking) 6:27.

Second Period

3. Nashville, Ward 12 (Dumont, Legwand) 1:24 (pp)

4. Los Angeles, Purcell 4 (Handzus, Frolov) 16:25 (pp)

5. Nashville, Sullivan 8 (Erat, Suter) 18:10

Penalties - Simmonds LA (hooking) 0:25, Stoll LA (delay of game) 11:41, Koistinen Nash (hooking) 14:40.

Third Period

6. Los Angeles, Handzus 15 (Simmonds, Calder) 9:53

7. Nashville, Jones 7 (Hamhuis, Tootoo) 17:42

Penalties - Johnson LA (interference) 5:39, Sullivan Nash (interference) 18:29.

Shots on goal by

Nashville 6 12 12-30

Los Angeles 12 11 6-29

Goal - Nashville: Rinne (W,24-11-1); Los Angeles: Ersberg (L,8-10-5).

Power plays (goals-chances) - Nashville: 1-4; Los Angeles: 1-4.

Referees - Steve Kozari, Ian Walsh. Linesmen - Brad Lazarowich, Andy McElman.

Attendance - 17,810 (18,118).

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