Kovalchuk emerging as Thrashers' top gun

Via: Buffalo News

'The hip injury that kept Afinogenov out of the last four games has healed. The right winger showed no problems during or after the Sabres' workouts Sunday and Monday at the Thrashers' practice facility. "I'm ready," Afinogenov said. "It's healthy. It doesn't bother me anymore. It feels good."'