The Atlanta Thrashers 2nd place finish in the Southeast Division wasn’t quite good enough to secure a playoff berth, but the experts are predicting much more for the 2010-11 season. They’ve got a new GM, veteran talent prospector Rick Dudley, and a new head coach, Craig Ramsay. Dudley’s first trade was with the Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks, picking up Dustin Byfuglien, Ben Eager, Brent Sopel and Akim Aliu in exchange for Jeremy Morin, Joseph Crabb, Marty Reasoner, and the Thrashers’ 1st and 2nd round picks in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. These changes should lead to a trip to the playoffs at the very least, but the Thrashers will need fan support to do it. Get your Phillips Arena tickets now and help cheer the Atlanta Thrashers on to a winning 2010-11 season!
The Thrashers began play in 1999, the same year downtown Atlanta saw the completion of the Philips Arena, one of the most sophisticated facilities in the NHL. Designed specifically for the Thrashers as well as the NBA Hawks, it offers unparalleled sightlines and state-of-the-art amenities.
Atlanta welcomed the return of the NHL in 1999 with the arrival of the Thrashers. Previously home to the Flames, Atlanta had been without an NHL team for nearly 20 years when the Flames were sold to a group of Calgary businessmen.
Atlanta is one of the fastest growing cities in the country and boasts a rabid fan base and great teams. The chances of getting Thrashers tickets are therefore slimmer than you might expect, so don't hesitate to order yours today.