Post Tagged with: "Don Waddell"

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Masters of Disaster: The Worst Trade Deadline GMs Ever

Another Trade Deadline has come and gone, its significance not to be fully comprehended for many years to come. However, while most everybody remembers the particulars from the most infamous […]

by · March 12, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History
We all know how hockey worked out in Atlanta (BridgetDS/Flickr)

Atlanta Thrashers Never “Had a Fair Shake”

Some people run the same routine for certain events.  Whether it’s the way that someone straps on their goalie pads or even how someone brushes their teeth, routines are a […]

by · November 19, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Atlanta Thrashers, News/Commentary, The Business of Hockey
Hockey is Alive and Well in the South

Hockey is Alive and Well in the South

Who was it that said hockey could not survive in the South?  That person has obviously never been to Nashville, Tennessee during hockey season. I was lucky enough to see […]

by · February 6, 2012 · 4 comments · Nashville Predators

Thrashers Promote Waddell, Fire Anderson, Dudley New GM

Well, that didn’t take long. After Atlanta’s division rival, the Tampa Bay Lightning cleaned house by letting GM Brian Lawton and Head Coach Rick Tocchet go earlier this week, the […]

by · April 14, 2010 · Comments are Disabled · Atlanta Thrashers
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Thrashers deal Kari Lehtonen

I guess the General Managers didn’t get the memo that the trade deadline is not until March 3rd, as another deal went down tonight. Atlanta Thrashers GM Don Waddell, who […]

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Kovalchuk hopes gone, Philadelphia moves on

With just under a month until the official NHL Trade Deadline, all of the speculations involving one of the biggest players on the market, Ilya Kovalchuk, came to a dramatic conclusions.

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Speak of the Devil, Lou!

Well, that didn’t take long. A day after sitting down with his star player and telling him that he would be dealt, Atlanta Thrashers General Manager Don Waddell pulled the […]

by · February 5, 2010 · Comments are Disabled · Atlanta Thrashers, New Jersey Devils, Trades Contracts and Transactions
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Don Waddell Provides Second Chances

Receiving a second chance in this world is unfortunately troublesome. Sometimes the hard work, positive attitude and hope are crushed by the people responsible for making the final decision. And […]

Kovalchuk when he was still with the Thrasher (Credit: Wendy Bullard/Flickr)

Ten Reasons Ilya Kovalchuk Will Remain in Atlanta

Ilya Kovalchuk respectfully stands by the old adage that money can’t buy happiness. Atlanta’s first overall pick in 2001 has gone on record saying he enjoys life in the city, […]

by · September 2, 2009 · 13 comments · Atlanta Thrashers, Top 10 Lists