Next for Thrashers -- Anaheim Ducks

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• The Thrashers face the Ducks for the only time this season. Last season the Thrashers won 8-4 at Anaheim.

• Ilya Kovalchuk has nine points (five goals, four assists) in the past seven games.

• Rich Peverley has four points (three goals, one assist) in the past five games.

• In four games since the injury to Christoph Schubert, the defensive pairing of Boris Valabik and Anssi Salmela is a combined plus-3.

• The Thrashers have four overtime/shootout losses in January, the same total they had in October, November and December combined.

• Anaheim (55 points) is 10th in the Western Conference but is 8-2 in its past 10 games.

• The Ducks could get Saku Koivu back in the lineup. The center, who has missed four games with a sprained right knee, traveled to Atlanta and practiced with the team at Philips Arena on Monday.

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