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2011-08-08 09:00:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Meruelo Group, led by founder Alex Meruelo, and Atlanta Spirit LLC have reached an agreement on the sale of a majority ownership stake in the National Basketball Association's Atlanta Hawks and the Philips Arena operating rights, it was announced today. Completion of the sale is subject to approval by the NBA Board of Governors and terms of the agreement were not disclosed. "I am a lifelong basketball fan, a student of the NBA game, and this is a...

2010-11-22 08:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- NHL fans now have access to an innovative new service this season to help them determine which games and teams to watch and follow. Today, Thuuz, a free online service that helps sports enthusiasts track excitement in sports, announced that it will begin alerting users to exciting games during the 2010-2011 NHL season. Thuuz alerts will make sure Thuuz users don't miss out on the action of the most exciting games of the year. Thuuz was...

2010-11-03 00:00:41

Skyview Networks to Serve as Official Radio Network Provider Phoenix, Ariz. (Vocus) November 2, 2010 The National Basketball Association's Atlanta Hawks and National Hockey League's Atlanta Thrashers announced today a new multi-year partnership with Skyview Networks to serve as Official Radio Network Provider. Skyview, an integrated professional sports broadcast company specializing in play-by-play broadcast systems, will provide satellite distribution for radio, wise satellite receivers...

2010-10-13 12:19:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Atlanta Hawks and Atlanta Thrashers have signed a three-year partnership with online travel specialist HotelPlanner.com to provide exclusive hotel room rate discounts to fans that purchase group tickets to Hawks and Thrashers games. HotelPlanner.com will become the first online travel company to offer real-time online bookings to more than 36,000 worldwide travel destinations specifically tailored for Hawks and Thrashers group ticket buyers....

2010-01-05 12:46:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Atlanta Thrashers of the National Hockey League have selected XCO Springboard, a smartphone application and Content Management Solution for their fans. The Thrashers will now be able to connect directly with their fans to share powerful content and create unique experiences using this mobile technology. The XCO SportsLink solution includes a wide range of content, analytics, and technology services that will enable the Thrashers organization to create...

2009-10-03 22:08:52

Ilya Kovalchuk and Rich Peverley each had two goals and an assist Saturday to lead the Atlanta Thrashers in a 6-3 win over Tampa Bay. Anssi Salmela and Zach Bogosian also scored for Atlanta, which avoided blowing a 4-0 lead. The Thrashers got two assists each from Bryan Little and Tobias Enstrom and 36 saves from Ondrej Pavelec. Martin St. Louis had two goals to pace the Lightning, who have lost 10 in a row dating to last season, when they finished with the second-lowest point total in the...

2009-07-16 14:49:06

The NHL's Atlanta Thrashers have re-signed restricted free agent goaltender Kari Lehtonen. No terms were disclosed, but the Atlanta Journal-Constitution said the Lehtonen, 25, took a one-year qualifying offer before Wednesday's acceptance deadline. Lehtonen, the second overall pick in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft, earned $3 million last season. The native of Helsinki, Finland, missed time last season because of back and head injuries, and in 46 contests amassed a 19-22-3 record with three...

2009-05-23 20:38:49

Bobby Holik, who has spent most of his 18 NHL seasons with New Jersey Devils, plans to retire, The (Newark) Star-Ledger reported Saturday. The Star-Ledger reported Holik, 38, wants to spend more time with his family at his ranch in Wyoming and at his home in Florida. Holik started his career with the Whalers in 1990 after being a 1989 first-round pick by Hartford. The two-time All-Star spent 11 seasons playing for the Devils, two with Hartford, two with the Rangers and three for the Atlanta...

2009-04-11 21:33:15

Colby Armstrong had two goals and Kari Lehtonen had 33 saves Saturday in the Atlanta Thrashers' 6-2 win over Tampa Bay. Eric Perrin, Ilya Kovalchuk, Ron Hainsey and Colin Stuart scored for Atlanta in the season-finale for both teams. Matt Pettinger and Steven Stamkos scored for the Lightning (24-40-18), which ended the season with nine straight losses. Mike McKenna let in four goals in 15 shots before he was pulled for Karri Ramo, who allowed two goals on 11 shots.

2009-04-09 21:56:38

A goal by David Booth lifted Florida to a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Thrashers Thursday, but the victory failed to get the Panthers into the NHL playoffs. Florida was eliminated from playoff contention when the New York Rangers beat Philadelphia 2-1 and Montreal gained a point in a 5-4 overtime loss to Boston. Booth scored the game-winner with 4:25 remaining and Nathan Horton and Cory Stillman notched the other Florida goals. Zach Bogosian scored both of the Thrashers' goals. Tomas Vokoun had...

Latest Atlanta Thrashers Reference Libraries

2008-09-17 15:11:25

The California Thrasher (Toxostoma redivivum), is a large bird found primarily in chaparral habitat in California and Baja California. The California Thrasher is the only species of Toxostoma throughout most of its limited range. Like most thrashers, it rarely flies in the open, preferring to keep hidden in dense brush. Therefore, while it is common throughout much of its range, it is rarely seen. It is a 12 inch long bird and weighs about 3 ounces. It is the largest species of the...

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