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  1. Winnipeg’s team name announcement should come today; Reports indicate it will be the Jets

    Jun 24, 2011, 12:10 PM EDT

    FRASER ZHAMNOV

    True North is expected to announce the new Winnipeg team’s name some time before they make their first pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft tonight.

  2. Report: Winnipeg chooses Claude Noel as their new head coach

    Jun 23, 2011, 1:36 PM EDT

    Claude Noel, Chris Clark, Derek Brassard

    Claude Noel will reportedly be Winnipeg’s new head coach.

  3. NHL Board of Governors officially approve Atlanta Thrashers’ relocation to Winnipeg

    Jun 21, 2011, 4:48 PM EDT

    NHL in Winnipeg

    As expected, the NHL’s Board of Governors approved the relocation of the Atlanta Thrashers to Winnipeg, making True North Sports and Entertainment their new owners.

  4. Report: Winnipeg will interview head coaches candidates … including Craig Ramsay?

    Jun 12, 2011, 11:11 PM EDT

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    Craig Ramsay

    The new Winnipeg team plans on interviewing new head coaching candidates, but strangely enough, they’ll give lame duck coach Craig Ramsay an interview too.

  5. Winnipeg fallout: Thrashers staffers face uncertain future, Manitoba Moose move

    Jun 10, 2011, 2:29 PM EDT

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    Craig Ramsay

    True North replaced many Thrashers staffers with Manitoba Moose employees while key coaching staff members wonder about their future. Speaking of the Moose: they’ll play in St. John’s N.L. next season.

  6. Should Winnipeg name their team the Jets? Andrew Ladd sees both sides of argument

    Jun 9, 2011, 10:45 PM EDT

    Andrew Ladd

    Should the Winnipeg team be named the Jets? Will he even play for whatever the team is called? Last season’s Atlanta Thrashers captain Andrew Ladd discussed those issues today.

  7. Nashville Predators hope to court jilted Atlanta Thrashers fans

    Jun 8, 2011, 3:07 PM EDT

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    One market’s loss is another market’s gain? The Predators hope to attract Thrashers fans to Nashville for select games. Find out more about this clever marketing idea by clicking “Read More.”

  8. True North: The Winnipeg team won’t be named the ‘Whiteout’

    Jun 6, 2011, 11:35 AM EDT

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    Winnipeg fans

    There are plenty of possibilities for the new Winnipeg team’s name, but True North shot down rumors that it would be the “Whiteout.” The rumors had some legs for a reason, though: they registered the trademark for special events when fans would wear all-white, instead.

  9. Drive to 13 complete: Winnipeg season tickets sell out in 17 minutes

    Jun 4, 2011, 2:01 PM EDT

    NHL in Winnipeg

    In just 17 minutes, Winnipeg fans gobbled up the remaining available season ticket packages, completing the “Drive to 13″ with stunning speed.

  10. Drive to 13 update: Remaining season tickets for Winnipeg games expected to go fast

    Jun 4, 2011, 11:13 AM EDT

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    Winnipeg fans are on pins and needles as the new franchise opens up the opportunity to buy the remaining season tickets this afternoon.

  11. Winnipeg’s team name will emerge once they sell 13,000 season tickets; Front office questions linger

    Jun 2, 2011, 6:17 PM EDT

    NHL in Winnipeg

    The hockey world won’t know what the new Winnipeg team’s name will be until after they sell 13,000 season tickets. While people await that question, perhaps the franchise should decide who will run the team as well?

  12. Thrashers co-owner: ‘Not enough of us are passionate’ about keeping team in Atlanta

    May 30, 2011, 5:54 PM EDT

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    Thrashers co-owner Rutherford Seydel discussed the Thrashers possible move, stating that many members of the ownership group tried their best to keep the team but admitted there “aren’t enough” of people in the group passionate enough to get something done.

  13. Atlanta Thrashers update: Some reports indicate announcement could come Tuesday

    May 30, 2011, 12:10 PM EDT

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    Thrashers Fans Rally To Keep Team In Atlanta

    Some reporters are claiming the Thrashers-to-Winnipeg announcement could be made as early as Tuesday. There is at least a hint of hope for Thrashers fans, though, as a new potential local suitor reportedly emerged late last week.

  14. Thrashers-to-Winnipeg and the NHL’s relocation by-laws

    May 26, 2011, 12:07 PM EDT

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    Would the Thrashers’ relocation to Winnipeg violate NHL by-laws regarding relocation? At least one SBNation Atlanta writer believes so.

  15. Thrashers update: Bettman preaches patience, speculation for announcement continues

    May 26, 2011, 12:56 AM EDT

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    NHL in Winnipeg

    Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger and NHL commissioner Gary Bettman are preaching patience to excited Winnipeg fans who anxiously await an official announcement regarding the Thrashers’ relocation.

  16. Thrashers updates: Press conference to come soon, realignment might wait until 2012

    May 24, 2011, 6:12 PM EDT

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    Various outlets debate when the Thrashers-to-Winnipeg move will officially be announced. Meanwhile, people expect the “Winnipeg Thrashers” to play in the Southeast Division for one season before a division realignment takes place.

  17. Thrashers announcement probably won’t come by Tuesday, Hawks exclusivity window closes

    May 23, 2011, 8:55 PM EDT

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    CORRECTION Thrashers Flagging Fans Hockey

    True North and the Atlanta Spirit are getting close to a deal, but the NHL indicates that an announcement probably won’t come on Tuesday. In other news, the Spirit and John Moores are no longer exclusively discussing a deal to sell the Atlanta Hawks, giving a tiny bit of hope to Thrashers fans.

  18. Thrashers fans rally during Select-A-Seat event, burn Winnipeg Jets banner

    May 21, 2011, 4:27 PM EDT

    Thrashers Fans Rally To Keep Team In Atlanta

    Thrashers fans held a rally/tailgate to show that they want the team to stay in Atlanta. If nothing else, they enjoyed at least one last hurrah and got a few jabs in on Winnipeg and The Atlanta Spirit in the process.

  19. Winnipeg mayor says it’s ‘just a matter of time’ before Thrashers deal is completed

    May 20, 2011, 3:22 PM EDT

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    Winnipeg Mayor Sam Katz said it’s “just a matter of time” before the Atlanta Thrashers will relocate to Winnipeg.

  20. Poll: Name that (potential) new Winnipeg NHL team

    May 20, 2011, 1:34 PM EDT

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    If the Thrashers do indeed move to Winnipeg, it’s likely they won’t use Thrashers as the team name. So let us know what you think they should be called instead.

  21. Report: The Atlanta Spirit are still selling tickets to Atlanta Thrashers games

    May 20, 2011, 12:23 PM EDT

    THRASHERS FAN

    The Atlanta Spirit continue to make themselves look bad as they are still selling tickets to an Atlanta Thrashers season that might not even happen.

  22. Winnipeg hockey fans celebrate Thrashers’ rumored relocation

    May 20, 2011, 1:51 AM EDT

    NHL in Winnipeg

    The rumored deal that would relocate the Atlanta Thrashers to Winnipeg isn’t quite official yet, but some Winnipeg hockey fans are already celebrating as if the deal was sealed.

  23. Report: Atlanta Thrashers’ move to Winnipeg is a done deal (Updated with denials)

    May 19, 2011, 9:51 PM EDT

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    One major news outlet is reporting that the Atlanta Thrashers will, indeed, move to Winnipeg. Then again, many others are refuting that report. Stick with this post for updates on this story.

  24. Scratch Lil’ Jon off your list of potential Atlanta-based investors for Thrashers

    May 19, 2011, 1:30 PM EDT

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    Lil' John

    If you were hoping that Atlanta native, sports fan, and rapper Lil’ John would want to jump in and try to buy the team then you must be krunk.

  25. Thrashers fans plan rally for Saturday, Manitoba Premier says taxpayers won’t foot bill

    May 18, 2011, 6:14 PM EDT

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    Here’s your daily update of Thrashers/Winnipeg/True North news, highlighted by a Thrashers fan rally and more on city funding out in Manitoba.

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