The Atlanta Thrashers have continued to silence their hockey critics by finding a way to win in many of the games they have played this season. Considering that the Thrashers were out of playoff contention early last season and many hockey experts had pronounced them ôdead on arrivalö before the season got under way means their accomplishments so far this year have been surprising to say the least. GM Don Waddell and Coach John Anderson worked diligently through the summer putting together a mixture of veterans, young players, and free agents who all seemed to share one common thread, they all wanted to win. Atlanta has had a good stable of players in prior years. Danny Heatley, Marian Hossa, and Marc Savard have all been in the Atlanta lineup but the team could not ever seem to get ...
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