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Southern franchises find success in hockey

...All-Star Game in January.One of the lone blemishes on the resumes of the southern franchises was the demise of the Atlanta Thrashers, who packed their bags and headed North to Winnipeg in 2011.That setback is overshadowed by the overall success...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-05-15/southern-franchises-find-s
Stanley Cup playoffs to have different feel

...opponent is the Winnipeg Jets, who made a late-season surge for their first playoff berth since the erstwhile Atlanta Thrashers moved north nearly four years ago.The MTS Centre and the famed Portage and Main intersection in that prairie metropolis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-04-12/stanley-cup-playoffs-have-
Senators blank Devils

...symptoms, we've gotten the person or player out of here as soon as we can." FLAMES: Coach Bob Hartley, a former Atlanta Thrashers coach, has agreed to a multiyear contract extension, despite the fact that Calgary is mired in a six-game skid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-12-17/senators-blank-devils
Canadiens win another shootout, over Panthers

...to Anaheim's AHL affiliate in Norfolk after the veteran NHL goal-scorer cleared waivers.Heatley, a former Atlanta Thrasher, hasn't clicked with the NHL-leading Ducks, who signed him to a one-year, $1 million deal in the offseason...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-12-30/canadiens-win-another-shoo
Ilya Kovalchuk eyes Olympic gold for Russia

Ilya Kovalchuk is not so fond of looking back.The former Atlanta Thrasher and New Jersey Devil, who left the NHL for SKA St. Petersburg in Russia's Kontinental Hockey League, is ready to help the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-01-13/ilya-kovalchuk-eyes-gold
NHL realignment good for logistics

...teams like Buffalo and Pittsburgh, maintain Detroit, I think we're just excited."Winnipeg, the erstwhile Atlanta Thrashers, will no longer spend the bulk of its road time in the American South. The Jets are grateful to be in the Central...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2013-09-27/nhl-realignment-good-logis
Sabres stop Capitals, snap long road losing streak

...Jets to 19-23-5 and 10 points out of the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Noel, hired after the Atlanta Thrashers moved to Winnipeg before the 2011-12 season, went 80-79-18 during his tenure with the Jets. SABRES: Interim...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-01-12/sabres-stop-capitals-snap-
RiverHawks set out to prove their worth

...televisions, washers and dryers, weekend trips to the Kerzner's beach house in Myrtle Beach and luxury tickets to Atlanta Thrashers games with a limousine ride to Atlanta are among the gifts.But Kerzner's eyes are still fixed on a successful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/riverhawks/2010-10-16/riverhawks-set-
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Thrashers notch win on road

...the business at hand though.Byfuglien scored with 6:20 left in the third period to break a tie, helping the Atlanta Thrashers beat the San Jose Sharks 4-2 on Saturday night."It's always fun to come back and play against a former teammate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2010-10-17/thrashers-notch-win-road
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Sabres end slide, defeat Thrashers

...Ryan Miller made 17 saves to help the Buffalo Sabres end a five-game winless streak with a 4-1 victory over the Atlanta Thrashers on Wednesday night.Tyler Ennis and Thomas Vanek also scored for Buffalo. The Sabres were 0-4-1 since winning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2010-10-20/sabres-end-slide-defeat-th
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