The Lightning prospects allowed 3 unanswered third period goals tonight to fall to the Atlanta Thrashers' prospects 6-4. The Lightning now finish the round robin phase of the tournament 0-3 and will play in the 7th place game.
Forward Radek Smolenak  had 1 goal and 2 assists in the game to continue his track record of success at Traverse City. Center Mitch Fadden  struck for 1 goal and 1 assist in the game for his first points of the tournament. Tryout forward Daine Todd and defenseman Vladimir Mihalik  had the Lightning's other goals. Dane Crowley , Mike Lundin , and Chris Lawrence  added individual helpers.
Netminder Riku Helenius  allowed 5 goals on 37 shots before being pulled late in the game for the extra attacker.
Smolenak is now tied for 2nd among all scorers  in the tournament. The Lightning and Stars prospects will face off tomorrow at 2 pm in the 7th place game.