Tag Archives: Atlanta Thrashers

The First Shoe Has Fallen

An agreement to sell the National Hockey League’s Atlanta Thrashers to a Winnipeg group which plans to relocate the franchise to the Manitoba capital is done.

Sources confirmed tonight that preparations are being made for an announcement Tuesday, confirming the sale and transfer of the Thrashers to True North Sports and Entertainment, which owns and operates the Manitoba Moose of the American Hockey League and the MTS Centre arena, which would become the NHL team’s new home. Continue reading


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OFB TV: Tara & Lis Review Capitals vs. Thrashers

Tara Wheeler and Elisabeth Meinecke discuss the Caps’ wild 6-4 victory over the Atlanta Thrashers, John Erskine’s 2/3 of a Gordie Howe Hat Trick, Alex Semin and Alex Ovechkin switching bodies, and other highlights from the game. Continue reading

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Snowy Situation: Will the Capitals Play?

With Snowpocalypse II: Electric Boogaloo on its way to the region, I asked the Washington Capitals’ front office how the will assess the situation’s impact on the scheduled Friday night and Sunday matinee games. Continue reading

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