WINNIPEG, Manitoba - The wait is over for Winnipeg hockey fans.
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.
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.