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It's shaping up as another dismal season for Thrashers

...Seven months. Seven long months since the Atlanta Thrashers won a hockey game that counted. "What can I say?" coach Curt Fraser groaned after the latest setback, a 2-1 loss to the New Jersey Devils. "This is a tough stretch for everybody...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/25/hoc_360467.shtml
Hockey
Thrashers back to winning ways in time for Tampa Bay

...On Dec. 26, 2002, mired at the bottom of the Southeast Division with an 8-20-1-4 record, they fired coach Curt Fraser. He was replaced on an interim basis by general manager Don Waddell, then Bob Hartley took over full time about three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/26/hoc_395319.shtml
Hockey
Thrashers looking to name captain - again

...He's got to concentrate on one thing, and that's playing well this year and leading this team offensively," coach Curt Fraser said Friday as training camp began. "To burden him with the captaincy right now is probably not the best thing we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/14/hoc_352572.shtml
Hockey
Thrashers to hire Hartley

...Monday on its Web site that Hartley had been hired. Thrashers officials would not confirm the move. The Thrashers fired Curt Fraser on Dec. 26, and general manager Don Waddell took over on an interim basis. They're 3-5-1 under Waddell, with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/14/hoc_364182.shtml
Hockey
Thrashers hire Hartley as coach

...Hartley was fired less than a month ago by the Colorado Avalanche after a 10-8-9-4 start. The Thrashers fired Curt Fraser on Dec. 26, and general manager Don Waddell took over on an interim basis. Atlanta went 4-5-1 under Waddell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/15/hoc_364378.shtml
Hockey
ECHL notebook

...Larry Robinson, who won a Stanley Cup with the New Jersey Devils. In his search to find the perfect man to replace Curt Fraser - who was fired after 3 1/2 seasons on Thursday - Thrashers general manager Don Waddell shouldn't look far at all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/29/lyn_366541.shtml
Lynx
Backup goalkeeper preserves tie for Thrashers

...who are in the throes of a 19-game winless streak dating back to March 23. To shake things up, Atlanta coach Curt Fraser benched star winger Ilya Kovalchuk because of poor defensive play and started Nurminen instead of a struggling Milan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/01/hoc_355893.shtml
Hockey
Kovalchuk out for season after injuring shoulder

...and banged his right shoulder into the boards during Sunday's 6-1 loss to the New York Islanders. Thrashers coach Curt Fraser said replays showed Kovalchuk fell after accidentally stepping on the puck with his left skate. He collided with Islanders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/12/hoc_338113.shtml
Hockey
Thrashers shut out Maple Leafs

...Leafs. "I don't know what it is about Toronto, but I wish I could dye everyone's jerseys blue," Atlanta coach Curt Fraser said. "But I tell you, it would just be nice to get over the hump here and play this consistently every night...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/17/hoc_364482.shtml
Hockey
Atlanta Thrashers timeline

...is a sign of things to come as the expansion franchise goes 14-61-7.2002-03: The team fires original coach Curt Fraser after winning just eight of 33 games to start its fourth season. Bob Hartley eventually takes over as coach.2003-04...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2011-05-31/atlanta-thrashers-timeline