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Thrashers recall goalie from AHL

TORONTO -- The Atlanta Thrashers have recalled goaltender Milan Hnilicka from Chicago of the AHL. No. 1 goalie Byron Dafoe is day-to-day with a strained groin. The Thrashers play Toronto on Monday. Hnilicka, who began the season as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/24/hoc_365609.shtml
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Bruins blank Thrashers

...Bruins remained awfully upbeat in the face of adversity. With a five-game winless streak hanging over, Bruins goalie Byron Dafoe said positive thinking was the key to a 3-0 victory over the Atlanta Thrashers on Friday night that gave Boston sole...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/09/hoc_337556.shtml
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Thrashers edge Lightning in overtime

...Division-leading Lightning 3-2 Thursday night. Kovalchuk scored his 24th goal from the right circle soon after Atlanta goalie Byron Dafoe stopped Vincent Lecavalier on a breakaway. "The kid is money when he's anywhere near their net," Dafoe said of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/10/hoc_363455.shtml
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Thrashers end losing streak

...streak with a 7-4 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night. Dany Heatley had three assists and goaltender Byron Dafoe won his home debut for Atlanta. The Thrashers, who had lost five of six, got their first short-handed goal of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/29/hoc_361318.shtml
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Thrashers goalies to compete for job

...competition that could extend into the season. Hartley's opening message to the leading contenders for the starting job - Byron Dafoe and Pasi Nurminen - Friday was that the players, not the coach, would determine if one goalie wins the competition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/13/hoc_387162.shtml
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Atlanta recalls G Hnilicka, demotes F Vigier

...start in goal for the Thrashers on Wednesday night against Montreal, and Hnilicka will be the backup goalie. Starter Byron Dafoe is out with a groin strain. The Thrashers reassigned forward J.P. Vigier to Chicago to make room on the roster for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/16/hoc_364601.shtml
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Thrashers rally to beat Devils

...first loss in regulation since Jan. 4 with a 4-2 win Friday night. Ilya Kovalchuk and Dan Snyder also scored, and Byron Dafoe made 26 saves in his first game since Jan. 13 as Atlanta improved to 7-2-1 since Bob Hartley took over as coach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/08/hoc_374986.shtml
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Overtime

...Jordan would amount to paying extortion money. Hockey Thrashers to keep goaltender Dafoe Atlanta Thrashers goaltender Byron Dafoe exercised the option in his contract Thursday and will stay with the team next season. After signing with the Thrashers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/13/oth_378395.shtml
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Thrashers hit hard times after strong start

...on whether they will reach the postseason. "It's getting to the point now where it's panic," admitted goalie Byron Dafoe, sitting in a somber locker room that was dealing with another loss. After a long run in first place, the Thrashers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/18/hoc_401447.shtml
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Thrashers back to winning ways in time for Tampa Bay

...they will have an eight-point lead in the division. "It's a sweeter holiday season this year," goaltender Byron Dafoe said. Atlanta is coming off one of its best performances, a 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday night...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/26/hoc_395319.shtml
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