Not 15 minutes ago, I called up the Thrashers and inquired about season tickets, of which there are plenty still available. And the nice lady who answered the phone was more than willing to take down my credit card information to put in my deposit. This despite the minor detail that the Thrashers are moving to…
Atlanta: heart of the South, birthplace of hockey in the Prairie Provinces. According to a report in The Globe and Mail, the Thrashers have been sold and will move to Winnipeg, with an announcement to be made as early as Tuesday. This is good, and bad, and weird, depending on who you're concerned with.
Victoria Johnson at The Awl decided to rank all 30 NHL teams' goal horns in order. The Thrashers come in first. OVERALL, WE'RE RICHER FOR THE EXPERIENCE! MORESO ONCE THIS RINGING STOPS!
Your morning roundup for Feb. 17, the day local politics in at least one American city gets real (entertaining).
The Atlanta Thrashers are just the second team in NHL history to have five black players on the roster. "We do joke around with it a little bit," says Dustin Byfuglien. But, the front office sees opportunity.
Nassau Coliseum isn't just for hockey. It's hosted a number of empty seat conventions this year, and Saturday night will be the destination for busloads of Quebecois, looking to raise support for the return of the Nordiques.
The dichotomy of hockey fighting was made more apparent than usual yesterday. In one, John Erskine and Eric Boulton valiantly pummeled each other. In the other, Sean Avery acted like an asshole, sucker-punched a guy, and started a brawl.
Florida's Tomas Vokoun probably felt a little blue after letting a loose rebound turn into a goal, but how do you think he felt two seconds later when his own teammate clubbed him upside the head with a stick?
Here is palatial Scotiabank Place, home of the Ottawa Senators and, unfortunately, the scene of a rather spectacular accident on Wednesday night in the upper deck. As the Sens toiled against the Atlanta Thrashers below, a gentleman was lugging beers to his seat when he stumbled and went a-sailin' clean over the…
General rule about mascots: They should either entirely naked, or fully clothed. Emphasizing that sometimes they might take off clothes, and have a life outside of scaring small children at arenas, is just asking for trouble.
We are proud to welcome famed hockey journalist James Mirtle to the post of NHL Closer writer this week.
The Stanley Cup is currently making its way around the country, promoting the upcoming playoffs and picking up girls. It made a stop in Atlanta yesterday, so that means, of course, that Lil Jon popped in for a photo op.