The Atlanta Thrashers are for sale and it is looking all but certain that they are moving to Winnipeg. Atlanta has never been a hockey city the two times they have had teams. Do not forget the Flames started in Atlanta before they moved to Calgary. Winnipeg would love a team and I know they will support this team just like the old "Jets". Personally, I would love to see a new Winnipeg team become the Jets, even if they have to buy the name back from the Phoenix Coyotes. I would love to hear everyone's thoughts about this.
The old owners did not know how to financially run a team. Also, they played in a very old and outdated arena. The team's was supported by the fans and felt like their hearts were ripped out when the team was sold and moved to Phoenix. Will Winnipeg support this team? Yes. They are just like all Canadian cities crazy about hockey. Atlanta just never supports hockey even though they are one of the biggest cities in the US. There are several other cities that currently have NHL teams that probably should not and Atlanta is one of them.
by Patrick King5 years ago
Winnipeg will be home of an NHL franchise next season as a TrueNorth Sports has purchased the Atlanta Thrashers. Winnipeg has not had an NHL franchise since the Jets moved to Phoenix after the 1996 season. This...
by tony07246 years ago
Atlanta ? Pittsburgh ? The Eagles ? The Pats ? Or somebody else ?
by Paul Edmondson4 years ago
I really want to see Tebow play. It's not enough that the Jets can't run the ball or pass it for Tebow to play significantly. What will it take. If he comes in and runs the table, the Jets could be a...
by Shari6 years ago
Jets at New England - this one is sure to be a great game....alot on the line for these teams.A Jets victory means a likely No. 1 playoff seed, while a Pats win gives them a chance at one. The Jets are on...
by Paul Edmondson3 years ago
The Titans, Bills and Jags need QB help. I hope this creates an opportunity to see Tebow play this year.
by Shari5 years ago
Which divisional playoff game are you most looking forward to?Baltimore at PittsburghGreen Bay at AtlantaSeattle at ChicagoNew York Jets at New England
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