After Dustin Byfuglien missed the net on Atlanta’s fifth chance, Stalberg beat Ondrej Pavelec for the win.
Jonathan Toews had two goals and two assists while Patrick Kane finished the game with two goals and an assist for the Blackhawks, who had dropped three of four coming in. Marty Turco stopped 33 shots in the win.
Nik Antropov had a goal and an assist while Alexander Brumistrov, Evander Kane and Rich Peverley each lit the lamp for the Thrashers, who have dropped three of four. Pavelec finished the game with 36 saves.