NHL: Thrashers, bound for Winnipeg, bid tearful farewell to Atlanta

June 1, 2011 at 1:29 am in Grand Forks Herald

In Atlanta, there was little reaction. A co-owner said the group that controls the Thrashers, the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks and operating rights to Philips Arena did all it could to find someone who would help keep the financially ailing NHL team in the city. No one made a serious offer. Continue Reading