WINNIPEG, Manitoba - The wait is over for Winnipeg hockey fans. For Atlanta, it means saying goodbye to another NHL team. True North Sports and Entertainment scheduled a news conference Tuesday at Winnipeg's MTS Centre to make "a significant community announcement." True North has been in negotiations with the owners of the Atlanta Thrashers to buy the NHL team and move it to Winnipeg. The deal is reportedly worth $170 million, which includes a $60 million ...
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Thrashers' sale to a group which would move the team to Winnipeg could be complete this week, possibly as early as Tuesday.
ATLANTA - The owners of the Atlanta Hawks have ended their exclusive talks with a prospective buyer, but there is no indication that change will affect efforts for the same group of owners to sell the NHL's Thrashers.
ATLANTA - About 200 Atlanta Thrashers fans gathered on Saturday to tailgate outside Philips Arena for perhaps the final time.
ATLANTA - With Winnipeg's mayor saying a move was just "a matter of time," the fate of the Atlanta Thrashers remained uncertain Friday as fans planned a possible last-ditch effort to show support for the NHL team.
ATLANTA - The Thrashers still belong to Atlanta - for now. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly and True North Sports and Entertainment denied a deal has been reached to sell the team to True North, which would relocate it to Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Globe and Mail in Toronto reported Thursday that the Thrashers' agreement with True North was done and will be announced in Winnipeg on Tuesday. True North is led by ...
ATLANTA - Former Braves pitcher Tom Glavine said Thursday he would like to be part of an ownership group that keeps the NHL Thrashers in Atlanta.
ATLANTA - Tyler Kennedy scored the first of Pittsburgh's four second-period goals, reserve goalie Brent Johnson won his fourth straight decision, and the Penguins closed the regular season with a 5-2 victory Sunday over the already-eliminated Atlanta Thrashers.
NEW YORK - Rob Schremp and Andrew Ladd scored 15 seconds apart in the second period, Ondrej Pavelec made 29 saves and the Atlanta Thrashers delivered a crushing blow to the New York Rangers' playoff hopes with a 3-0 victory Thursday night.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Jordin Tootoo and Sergei Kostitsyn each had two goals and an assist, and the Nashville Predators moved closer to clinching a playoff berth by beating the Atlanta Thrashers 6-3 Tuesday night.
BOSTON - Michael Ryder scored on a penalty shot with 7:29 left to break a third-period tie and help the Boston Bruins clinch the Northeast Division title with a 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Thrashers.
PHILADELPHIA - Nik Antropov scored the only goal, and Chris Mason stopped 43 shots for his first shutout of the season in the Atlanta Thrashers' 1-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night.
ATLANTA - Blake Wheeler and Ben Maxwell each had a goal and an assist, Andrew Ladd scored the deciding shootout goal and the Atlanta Thrashers stayed on the fringe of the playoff race with a 5-4 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Sunday.
ATLANTA - With Roberto Luongo making stop after stop, the Vancouver Canucks needed only a brief second-period opening to claim another road victory.