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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. PHT readers think Nashville will go to Eastern Conference if Thrashers relocate

    May 17, 2011, 12:18 PM EDT

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    The PHT readers have spoken and they prefer to see the Nashville Predators move to the Eastern Conference should the Atlanta Thrashers relocate to Winnipeg and join the Western Conference.

  4. Report: If Atlanta relocates to Winnipeg, they’ve got a schedule ready for it

    May 16, 2011, 11:57 PM EDT

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    If you thing the NHL isn’t prepared for a potential move to Winnipeg by the Atlanta Thrashers, you’d be wrong as they’ve reportedly got a schedule drawn up for either Atlanta or Winnipeg.

  5. Report: Atlanta Spirit,True North negotiating deal; Thrashers could relocate to Winnipeg

    May 16, 2011, 2:47 PM EDT

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    At least some of the rumors are true: an Atlanta Journal-Constitution report confirms that the Atlanta Spirit ownership group is negotiating with True North. If the two sides come to an agreement, the Thrashers’ move to Winnipeg could become very close to a reality.

  6. If Atlanta moves to Winnipeg, how should the NHL realign the divisions?

    May 15, 2011, 10:30 AM EDT

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    If the Atlanta Thrashers are bought and moved to Winnipeg, the NHL will have to figure out a realignment plan sending one Western Conference team to the Eastern Conference. But who should go?

  7. Bill Daly admits he ‘can’t guarantee’ Thrashers will remain in Atlanta

    May 12, 2011, 5:29 PM EDT

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    NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly didn’t confirm that the Thrashers might move from Atlanta to Winnipeg, but he didn’t deny the possibility, either.

  8. Report: Three local groups might be interested in keeping Thrashers in Atlanta

    Mar 9, 2011, 12:44 PM EDT

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    Reports indicate that three local owners might be interested in buying the Thrashers, thus possibly keeping them in Atlanta. That will be easier said than done, though.

  9. More trouble for Coyotes sale, as interest rates and legal issues might force a move to Winnipeg

    Mar 2, 2011, 2:47 PM EDT

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    The Phoenix Coyotes sale hit another big bump in the road, as a potential lawsuit and rising interest rates throw another curve ball at the league and possible new owner Matt Hulsizer.

  10. Quebec officials name who will pay the bill for their new NHL-friendly $400M arena: taxpayers

    Feb 10, 2011, 5:32 PM EDT

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    Quebec City officials announced that their upcoming $400 million arena will be paid 50-50 by the city and the province.

  11. Video: Ask the Expert – Mike Milbury tackles Atlanta attendance woes and Chicago’s struggles

    Feb 9, 2011, 4:04 PM EDT

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    Columbus Blue Jackets v Edmonton Oilers

    This week, Mike addresses your questions about what’s up with Atlanta’s relocation rumors, what’s causing the Chicago Blackhawks to struggle, and how the Devils went from division winner to basement dwellers in just a year.

  12. Buffalo without Sabres? Soon-to-be former Sabres owner says he had an offer to move team

    Feb 3, 2011, 5:13 PM EDT

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    B. Thomas Golisano

    The Sabres were once made an offer they couldn’t refuse to be bought and moved out of Buffalo. Soon-to-be former owner Tom Golisano turned it down though. Gee, I wonder who would grossly overpay for an NHL team…

  13. Islanders to get an attendance boost this weekend from… Nordiques fans?

    Dec 10, 2010, 11:11 AM EDT

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    A game between the Islanders and Thrashers in Long Island would normally draw a sparse crowd. Now, they’ll have a healthy number of Nordiques fans looking to stake a claim on either team.

  14. Numbers don’t back up nostalgia when it comes to bringing the NHL back to Quebec, Winnipeg

    Dec 9, 2010, 12:00 AM EDT

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    In an ideal world, the Quebec Nordiques and Winnipeg Jets could play in the NHL again. Unfortunately, the numbers say that the two markets would probably struggle to support a pro team.

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