Next for Thrashers -- Tampa Bay Lightning

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The Lightning will make their final appearance of the season at Philips Arena. The Thrashers are 1-1-2 against Tampa Bay, including a shootout loss on Jan. 23.

Lightning goaltender Antero Niittymaki has a 15-0-0 career record against the Thrashers.

The Thrashers are 7-4-2 in their past 13 games. They have earned points in four of their past six games.

Thrashers defensive pairing of Ron Hainsey and Zach Bogosian were each a minus-3 in Saturday’s loss to the Predators.

Nik Antropov had two assists against the Predators, including the 200th of his career.

Jim Slater has nine points (six goals, three assists) in his past 13 games.

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