After winning the last 10 meetings against the Thrashers, the Bruins finally found themselves on the wrong side of the scoreboard against Atlanta, dropping a 4-1 decision to the hosts Sunday night. It was the fifth straight win for the Thrashers, who got another stellar performance from Ondrej Pavelec, who stopped 40 of the Bruins' 41 shots. Pavelec has stopped 201 of 207 shots during Atlanta's recent win streak.
Taking the loss in net for the Bruins was Tuukka Rask, who allowed three first-period goals. The netminder would stop 22 of the Thrashers' 26 shots.