Tuesday, May 31, 2011

So long, Thrashers

It's official.  The Atlanta Thrashers are moving to Canada.  Officials with True North Sports & Entertainment reached an agreement Tuesday to move the team to Winnipeg.  It's the second time Atlanta has lost an NHL franchise to a Canadian city.  The Atlanta Flames spent eight seasons in Georgia before moving to Calgary in 1980.

Click any of the following links below for more coverage:

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

CBS Atlanta

WAGA (Fox 5)



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