Patrice Bergeron’s goal and Tuukka Rask’s save on Atlanta super sniper Ilya Kovalchuk in the shootout lifted the Bruins to a 4-3 win over the Thrashers tonight at Philips Arena.

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Michael Ryder scored twice after scoring just once in his previous 12 games.

•The Bruins are now 2-2 in shootouts.

•With a 6-for-7 performance, the Bruins’ penalty kill is now 28-for-29 over the last seven games.