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Thrashers activate Smehlik

ATLANTA, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Thrashers Monday activated defenseman Richard Smehlik from the injured reserve list.

Atlanta 3, Tampa Bay 2 (OT)

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Ilya Kovalchuk scored his second goal of the game with 16 seconds left in overtime Thursday night to give the Atlanta Thrashers a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay

Atlanta 3, Pittsburgh 2 (OT)

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Ilya Kovalchuk scored on a breakaway with 20 seconds left in overtime Monday night to give the Atlanta Thrashers their first-ever win over the Pittsburgh Pengui

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Atlanta 5, Carolina 3

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Milan Hnilicka made 35 saves for his first victory of the season and Ilya Kovalchuk scored a pair of breakaway goals Friday night to give the Atlanta Thrashers

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Thrashers fire Fraser

ATLANTA, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Curt Fraser, the only coach in the 3 1/2-year history of the Atlanta Thrashers, was fired Thursday.

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Thrashers sign Byron Dafoe

ATLANTA, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Thrashers announced Wednesday they had completed negotiations and signed unrestricted free agent goaltender Byron Dafoe. Financial terms were not di

Thrashers reach agreement with Dafoe

ATLANTA, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Thrashers have won the bidding for Byron Dafoe, reaching a tentative contract agreement Tuesday with the free agent goaltender.

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Flames trade C Savard to Thrashers

CALGARY, Alberta, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- The Calgary Flames finally unloaded disgruntled center Marc Savard on Friday, trading him to the Atlanta Thrashers for left wing Ruslan Zainullin.

Ray Ferraro announces retirement

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- St. Louis Blues center Ray Ferraro, who played in 1,258 games during an 18-year NHL career, Friday announced his retirement to take a job in broadcasting.

Thrashers sign Uwe Krupp

ATLANTA, July 19 (UPI) -- Injured free agent defenseman Uwe Krupp, who has won two Stanley Cups in his career, signed with the Atlanta Thrashers on Friday.

Columbus takes Rick Nash with No. 1 pick

TORONTO, June 22 (UPI) -- The Columbus Blue Jackets traded up and the Florida Panthers traded down Saturday with both franchises getting their man in the NHL draft.

Thrashers re-sign Odgers

ATLANTA, May 6 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Thrashers, one of the youngest teams in the NHL, Monday kept one of their veterans as they re-signed right wing Jeff Odgers.

Thrashers welcome back Buzek

ATLANTA, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Six weeks after a trade demand and subsequent suspension, defenseman Petr Buzek was reinstated by the Atlanta Thrashers Friday and sent to Chicago of the Americ

Thrashers suspend Buzek

ATLANTA, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Thrashers suspended Petr Buzek indefinitely Sunday, three days after the former All-Star defenseman requested a trade and one day after he told coac

Thrashers send Buzek home

OTTAWA, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Thrashers sent disgruntled defenseman Petr Buzek home Saturday due to a contract squabble that may lead to him being traded.

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Thrashers extend coach's contract

ATLANTA, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- ATLANTA, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Thrashers Wednesday rewarded coach Curt Fraser for his team's "hard work and gutsy play," giving him a contract extension.
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