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Thrashers get first win of year against Ottawa

ATLANTA - Todd White's power-play goal 47 seconds into the third period broke a tie and helped the Atlanta Thrashers snap the Ottawa Senators' winning streak at six with a 3-2 victory Thursday night.

Atlanta, which ended its four-game skid on Tuesday night with a win over Tampa Bay, beat Ottawa for the first time this season after three losses. The Eastern Conference-leading Senators fell to 22-8-3.

On the strength of their back-to-back wins, the Thrashers are 16-17-1 this season - rebounding from an 0-6 start.

White converted from in close, beating goalie Martin Gerber, who had 42 saves. The Thrashers tied a franchise record with 45 shots.