Atlanta Thrashers

It’s official. As expected, the Atlanta Thrashers are packing their bags and moving to Winnipeg, Canada. True North Sports and Entertainment, the Canadian group that has been negotiating to buy the NHL hockey team since mid-May, made the announcement at a news conference today in Winnipeg, reports the AJC.com. The Thrashers began play as an […]

Dustin Byfuglien looks around the Atlanta Thrashers locker room and sees something unusual. A bunch of guys who look like him. “The way we look at it, we’re not any different than any other team. It’s just the color of our skin that makes us different,” Atlanta’s all-star defenseman said. “But we do joke around […]

The Atlanta Thrashers played their last home game of the season against the Pittsburgh Penguins recently. While they didn’t make the playoffs, rookie Evander Kane lived up to his name big time (he was named after Atlanta-born boxing legend Evander Holyfield). Click here for the video!

Atlanta Thrashers rookie Evander Kane was selected fourth overall in the NHL Entry draft, and at only 18 years of age, he is one of the youngest players on the Thrashers roster. Named after Atlanta boxing legend Evander Holyfield, it's only right that Kane launches his career in Atlanta. The Versus network is chronicling Kane's rookie season on their Web site in a video titled "Rookie Diaries: Evander Kane!"