March 17, 2011
Photo by Brandon Brigman
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Don Waddell has been through it all with the Atlanta Thrashers since they entered the NHL in 1999. From general manager to coach to team president, Waddell endured the ups and downs -- mostly downs -- as the franchise struggled on and off the ice.
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly and True North Sports and Entertainment denied a report Thursday that a deal has been reached to sell the Thrashers to True North, which would relocate the team to Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Nashville Predators moved closer to clinching a playoff berth by beating the Atlanta Thrashers 6-3 Tuesday night.
Roman Hamrlik and Mathieu Darche scored 11 seconds apart in the first period to end Montreal's three-game goal drought and the Canadiens beat the Atlanta Thrashers 3-1 Tuesday night.
ATLANTA -- Roberto Luongo stopped 30 shots and the Vancouver Canucks set franchise records for road wins and points in a season, beating the Atlanta Thrashers 3-1 on Friday night.
Nathan Gerbe and Tyler Ennis scored 1:50 apart in the second period and the Buffalo Sabres opened ground in the tight Eastern Conference playoff race with an 8-2 rout of the Atlanta Thrashers on Saturday night.
ATLANTA -- Atlanta Thrashers co-owner Bruce Levenson said Thursday talks are continuing with two potential buyers who would keep the team in Atlanta.
ATLANTA -- Rob Schremp and Blake Wheeler scored for Atlanta in the shootout, giving the Thrashers a crucial 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers after squandering three leads Thursday night.
ATLANTA — The Atlanta Thrashers have traded defenseman Brent Sopel and right wing Nigel Dawes to the Montreal Canadiens for center Ben Maxwell and a fourth-round pick in this year’s draft.
ATLANTA — Evander Kane scored two third-period goals, Anthony Stewart had a goal and an assist and the Atlanta Thrashers stopped a four-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Friday night.