Skip to content

True North

  1. Winnipeg fans next goal? Sell 13,000 season tickets

    May 31, 2011, 3:01 PM EST

    Winnipeg Thrashers Hockey

    Now that True North is set to purchase the Atlanta Thrashers, the fans in Winnipeg have a mission to complete: Sell 13,000 season tickets before June 21.

  2. Thrashers owners tell fans they’re sorry it didn’t work out in Atlanta

    May 31, 2011, 1:56 PM EST

    Michael Gearon, Bruce Levenson

    Thrashers owners tell fans they’re sorry it didn’t work out in Atlanta. Forgive us if we’re not buying what he’s selling to the fans.

  3. It’s official: Atlanta Thrashers to be sold to True North Sports and Entertainment, moved to Winnipeg

    May 31, 2011, 10:39 AM EST

    Thrashers Future Hockey

    With a press conference on the way at noon Eastern in Winnipeg, True North will be announcing their purchase of the Atlanta Thrashers and the relocation of the franchise.

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

    May 30, 2011, 12:10 PM EST

    Comments Off
    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.

  5. Former Winnipeg Jet Luciano Borsato believes a new team can work in Winnipeg

    May 29, 2011, 12:00 PM EST

    lucianoborsato

    Former Winnipeg Jets forward Luciano Borsato thinks a team in Winnipeg can absolutely work there again, whether they’re named the Jets or not.

  6. Atlanta mayor saddened by potential of losing Thrashers to Winnipeg

    May 24, 2011, 10:00 PM EST

    Comments Off
    Thrashers Flagging Fans

    Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed is doing his due diligence to comment on how sad it would be for the city to lose the Thrashers.

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

    May 23, 2011, 8:55 PM EST

    Comments Off
    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.

  8. Atlanta-to-Winnipeg update: Last local bidder all but out of running for Thrashers

    May 23, 2011, 1:49 PM EST

    Thrashers Flagging Fans Hockey

    In today’s update on the Atlanta Thrashers-to-Winnipeg storyline, we find out that the last hope for the Thrashers to stay in Atlanta might just be out.

  9. Another sign for Atlanta relocation? Manitoba AHL team set to move to St. John’s, Newfoundland

    May 21, 2011, 12:05 PM EST

    Comments Off
    Manitoba Moose

    While the move of the Atlanta Thrashers to Winnipeg isn’t done yet, the space is clear now for them to move in as the Manitoba Moose AHL team is moving to an old AHL haunt in Newfoundland.

  10. Five Thoughts: Bruins domination in Game 3 and hopes for Winnipeg

    May 20, 2011, 12:33 PM EST

    Tim Thomas

    From thoughts on Tim Thomas, to Victor Hedman, to the Thrashers’ likely move to Winnipeg we’ve got a lot to figure out here.

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

    May 19, 2011, 9:51 PM EST

    thrasherslogo

    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.

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

    May 19, 2011, 1:30 PM EST

    Comments Off
    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.

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

    May 18, 2011, 6:14 PM EST

    Comments Off
    thrasherslogo

    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.

  14. Thrashers update: Local interest exposed, True North seeks Winnipeg’s help with debt

    May 17, 2011, 7:32 PM EST

    thrasherslogo

    The previously anonymous party interested in keeping the Thrashers in Atlanta reportedly is JB Smith, a man many think lacks the resources to get a deal done. Meanwhile, True North is asking for government assistance to afford a Thrashers purchase.

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

    May 16, 2011, 11:57 PM EST

    Andrew Ladd

    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.

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

    May 16, 2011, 2:47 PM EST

    thrasherslogo

    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.

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

    May 15, 2011, 10:30 AM EST

    Detroit Red Wings v Phoenix Coyotes - Game Four

    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?

  18. Why Atlanta moving to Winnipeg would become a dream for the City of Glendale

    May 12, 2011, 9:15 PM EST

    Dustin Byfuglien

    With the rumors heating up even more about the potential relocation of the Atlanta Thrashers to Winnipeg, there’s a side effect in all this that bodes especially well for the Phoenix Coyotes.

  19. Thrashers fans nervously await their team’s uncertain future

    May 11, 2011, 9:01 PM EST

    thrasherslogo

    Now that the Coyotes appear to be out of the relocation mix, Thrashers fans nervously await their team’s situation.

  20. Glendale city council approves $25 million payment to NHL to keep Coyotes for another year

    May 11, 2011, 2:14 AM EST

    Coyotes-logo

    After a night filled with debates and speaking up from the citizens, the Glendale City Council voted to approve $25 million to the NHL for the second straight year to fund losses for the team to keep them in the desert for one more year.

  21. Report: Atlanta Thrashers could be sold for $110 million

    May 2, 2011, 4:52 PM EST

    thrasherslogo

    A Forbes report indicates that the Atlanta Thrashers could be sold for $110 million. Might that cheaper price entice a local ownership group?

  22. Five Thoughts: Vancouver on a mission to be playoffs ultimate heel team

    Apr 29, 2011, 9:00 AM EST

    Jordin Tootoo, Keith Ballard

    Every good drama needs a heel and the Canucks are playing that role to the hilt. Also: Rinne and Luongo look for real, Barry Trotz’s slow burn, Winnipeg madness, and making clean hits the new dirty. Thanks NHL!

  23. While Coyotes focus on hockey, speculation over potential Winnipeg move grows intense

    Apr 15, 2011, 11:51 AM EST

    Ray Whitney, Eric Belanger, Shane Doan

    While the Coyotes have their hands full in dealing with the Red Wings in the first round of the playoffs, it’s looking like things behind the scenes are unraveling for their hopes to stay in the desert.

  24. With prospects waning, Coyotes’ fate could be decided while they’re still in the playoffs

    Apr 14, 2011, 4:11 PM EST

    Coyotes-logo

    The NHL might deny rumors that the Coyotes are already on their way to Winnipeg, but the countdown to a final decision seems to be approaching.

  25. Phoenix fans are OK with Winnipeg having an NHL team… Just not theirs

    Mar 29, 2011, 11:01 PM EST

    IMG_0229

    The fans in Phoenix are in the awkward position of knowing they may not have a team to root for next year, knowing the potential deal with Matthew Hulsizer may be trouble, but don’t hold a grudge with Winnipeg.

Featured video

More than a Stanley Cup hangover?
Top 10 NHL Player Searches
  1. S. Crosby (4284)
  2. B. Bishop (3505)
  3. C. Crawford (2609)
  4. D. Krejci (2596)
  5. C. Kunitz (2493)
  1. C. Perry (2304)
  2. O. Palat (2179)
  3. B. Elliott (2159)
  4. T. Oshie (1929)
  5. M. Cammalleri (1676)