Series (Game 1 of 4)

Series tied 2-2

Game 1: Monday, December 1st
Game 2: Friday, December 12th
Game 3: Saturday, December 20th
Game 4: Friday, April 2nd

Jets 3

(12-10-1, 28 pts)

Penguins 4

(6-12-1, 17 pts)

7:30 PM ET, December 1, 2003

Mellon Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1 2 3 T
WPG 1 2 03
PIT 1 2 14

D. Tarnstrom (Penguins - D): Goals: 1, Assists: 1

R. Abid (Penguins - LW): Goals: 1, Assists: 1

B. Holzinger (Penguins - C): Goals: 1, Assists: 0

Atlanta (12-9-3-1) at Pittsburgh (5-12-4-1) 7:30 pm EST

PITTSBURGH (Ticker) -- The Southeast Division-leading Atlanta Thrashers hope to add to the league-worst Pittsburgh Penguins' misery when they meet on Monday at Mellon Arena.

The Penguins are 2-8-1-1 over their their last 12 contests, losing their last two. On Saturday, Pittsburgh suffered a 4-3 setback at Carolina.

Rookie Konstantin Koltsov had a goal and an assist and Brian Holzinger and defenseman Patrick Boileau also scored for the Penguins, who were outshot, 17-4, in the second period when the Hurricanes scored three times to take the lead for good.

The Thrashers had lost back-to-back contests after a four-game winning streak before edging Tampa Bay on Saturday, 2-1.

Vyacheslav Kozlov tied the contest 4:49 into the third period and J.P. Vignier scored the go-ahead goal on a power play with just under five minutes remaining.

Last season, Pittsburgh was 3-0-0-1 against Atlanta, posting a win an overtime loss here.