Still looking for a way to get out of a game with both points, the Thrashers made their way to Pittsburgh on the final leg of their road trip. Though there was plenty of physicality and challenges from the Thrashers on the Penguins, the Penguins came up with the 5-2 victory.The Thrashers entered the game strong on all accounts, with high energy and shots on goal coming from every aspect of the team. Although the forwards were all playing well, the Thrashers' defense was truly the shining point through the period, as they tallied 12 of Atlanta's 16 shots on goal. The defensive pairing of Anssi Salmela (3 SOG) and Christoph Schubert (5 SOG) wasted little seeing what Pittsburgh goaltender Brent Johnson was made of, as they tested him time and time again from all points on the ice. Though...

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