The Thrashers have lost five straight (0-4-1), their longest losing streak of the season, and six of their past seven. The slide includes losses in the first three games of the team's current seven-game road trip, including a 6-4 defeat to the Bruins Dec. 23.
The Thrashers remained tied with the Rangers for the eighth spot in the Eastern Conference with 40 points. The Bruins hold the fifth spot with 45 points.
Ilya Kovlchuk, who leads the Thrashers with 23 goals, has a 10-game point streak (seven goals, eight assists). He is one point shy of 600 for his career.
Tobias Enstrom picked up his 100th career point in Monday's 3-2 loss to the Devils.
The Thrashers' penalty kill, once in the top five in the NHL, has slipped to 19th with a 79.7 success rate. The unit has allowed seven goals in 13 penalty-kill chances during the current losing streak.
The Bruins are tied for first in the league on penalty killing with an 87.5 success rate.
Patrice Bergeron leads the Bruins with 29 points (10 goals, 19 assists).