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2010-01-19 10:30:00

BALTIMORE, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), announced today the signing of Baltimore Ravens star Michael Oher as an endorser of the airline. The rookie offensive tackle will be featured in advertising across the Baltimore area. "Michael Oher - a star on and off the field - is a true inspiration that we're happy to have onboard the AirTran Airways team," said Tad Hutcheson, vice president of marketing and sales for...

2009-08-20 07:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), announced today the signing of baseball legend Tom Glavine. The two-time Cy Young Award winner will be featured in radio spots and high-impact billboards across the Atlanta area. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090820/NY64006 ) "Tom Glavine is one of the greatest pitchers to ever play professional baseball and we are excited and honored to have him join the...

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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...

2009-04-11 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.

2009-03-26 21:32:07

Todd White scored the game-winner Thursday in a shootout, boosting the Atlanta Thrashers to a 5-4 win over the New York Rangers. White was the 11th of 12 shooters in the shootout. He also had a goal and an assist in regulation. Ilya Kovalchuk scored his 39th goal of the season at 19:39 of the second. He and Anssi Salmela had two assists apiece. Goaltenders Kari Lehtonen and Johan Hedberg combined to surrender four goals on 27 shots for the Thrashers, who rallied from a three-goal second...

2009-03-24 22:06:20

Alex Kovalev and Alex Tanguay each scored two goals Tuesday and the Montreal Canadiens skated to a 6-3 victory over the Atlanta Thrashers. Saku Koivu had a goal and two assists and Glen Metropolit also scored for Montreal, which ended a five-game winless streak. Tanguay and Andrei Markov had three assists. Carey Price made 22 saves for the Canadiens. Montreal moved two points ahead of idle Florida into sole possession of the eighth and final playoff spot in the NHL East with each team having...

2009-03-16 21:02:58

Kari Lehtonen made 49 saves Monday to help the Atlanta Thrashers set a franchise record with their sixth straight win, a 5-1 victory over Washington. Tobias Enstrom and Slava Kozlov each had a goal and an assist for the Thrashers, who have won seven of their last eight, but still have the third-worst record in the NHL Eastern Conference. Jose Theodore started the game in goal for Washington but was pulled after giving up four goals on 19 shots. Simeon Varlamov replaced Theodore and allowed...

2009-03-14 23:31:28

Brett Sterling scored the only shootout goal Saturday night, leading the Atlanta Thrashers to a 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres. Atlanta's Todd White scored his 19th goal this season to tie the game at 3-3 four seconds from the end of the second period, and the third period and overtime were scoreless. Atlanta's Slava Kozlov and Marty Reasoner scored goals and Tobias Enstrom had two assists, while Kari Lehtonen was credited with 34 saves on 37 shots for the Thrashers -- who recorded their...

2009-03-11 00:32:54

The Colorado Avalanche were unable to solve Kari Lehtonen Tuesday and the 25-year-old Finn produced his 14th career shutout, a 3-0 Atlanta victory. Lehtonen was called upon to make 35 saves in the Thrasher's fifth win in their last seven games. After nearly two periods of scoreless action, rookie defenseman Zach Bogosian got the game-winner with 2:28 remaining in the second and Todd White made it 2-0 before the period ended. Rich Peverley added an empty-net tally late in the third period....

2009-03-08 17:16:01

Bryan Little notched two goals for the Atlanta Thrashers Sunday in a 5-2 win over the Calgary Flames. Ilya Kovalchuk added a goal and assist and Chris Thorburn and Tobias Enstrom scored for the Thrashers, who have won four of their last six contests. Jarome Iginla posted one of the Calgary goals, his 30th of the season. Iginla has reached the 30-goal mark eight years in a row. Chris Conroy also scored for Calgary. Kari Lehtonen produced 27 saves for Atlanta and Miikka Kiprusoff, who gave up...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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