As Winnipeg fans celebrated the NHL's return, Atlanta fans expressed anger, frustration and sadness over the loss of their franchise.
Atlanta had the apparent tying goal waived off with under a minute to play in the game.
Travis Zajac's second goal of the game, a power play tally in the final minute of overtime, lifted the New Jersey Devils to a 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Thrashers at Philips Arena.
Tim Stapleton scored 1:38 into overtime as the Atlanta Thrashers earned a 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes at RBC Center.
Colin Greening scored his first NHL goal in Ottawa's 3-1 victory over the Atlanta Thrashers.
Carey Price made 40 saves in Montreal's 3-1 win.
Atlanta acquired center Ben Maxwell from the Canadians.
Ryan Miller stopped 40 shots as Buffalo gave its new owner a 4-1 win over Atlanta at HSBC Arena.
Toronto overcame an early two goal deficit to pick-up the home-ice win.
Calgary won in Atlanta for the first time since the Thrashers joined the league in 1999.
Ondrej Pavelec stopped 36 shots for his third shutout of the season as the Atlanta Thrashers took a 1-0 decision over the Washington Capitals at Philips Arena.
Dominic Moore scored in the fourth round of the shootout, as the Tampa Bay Lightning continued their recent dominance over the Atlanta Thrashers with a 3-2 victory at Philips Arena.
Rich Peverley scored a pair of goals and Ondrej Pavelec stopped 33 shots as Atlanta nipped Florida, 3-2, at BankAtlantic Center.
Tim Stapleton scored the winner in the shootout to help Atlanta take a 3-2 victory over Boston at Philips Arena.
Sidney Crosby extended his point streak to 25 games with two goals and two assists, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat Atlanta, 6-3, for their 16th win in 19 games.
An important Southeast Division battle will take place
tonight in Atlanta, as the host Thrashers try to avoid a third straight loss
when they take on the surging Tampa Bay Lightning at Philips Arena.
The Atlanta Thrashers will try to pick up where they left
off on Saturday night when they visit the Toronto Maple Leafs this evening at
Air Canada Centre.
Sergei Samsonov scored in the last round of the shootout to help the Carolina Hurricanes take a 3-2 win over Southeast Division rival Atlanta at Philips Arena.
Victor Hedman scored in the fourth round of the shootout to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 2-1 win over the Atlanta Thrashers at St. Pete Times Forum.
The 4-2 loss ended the Thrashers six game home winning streak.
Bryan Little had a goal and an assist to lead an impressive Atlanta scoring attack that put away Detroit, 5-1, at Phillips Arena.
Radek Dvorak scored the game-winner in the second period as Florida defeated Atlanta, 2-1, at Phillips Arena.
Andrew Ladd and Freddy Modin each scored a goal and dished out an assist, as the Atlanta Thrashers dominated the Minnesota Wild, 5-1, at Philips Arena.
A business is cleaning homes free of charge for women with cancer.
A Macon police news release says the two officers accused of stealing a tractor are no longer on the force.
Executives of a steel fabricator say they plan to add more than 150 jobs over the next three years at its Dawson County plant to supply parts for a new Caterpillar production facility near Athens.
Police won't say if Bobby Lee Fordham is a suspect in the murder of 29-year-old Candice Rice, but they say he may have information on the case, and they are askign for the public's help finding him.
People in Macon and Bibb County will have four chances in January to apply for help paying their energy bills.
The fire chief suspects the fire broke out where egg cartons come off the assembly line and are heated in a "super oven."
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Police spokeswoman Jami Gaudet says Saturday night officers heard shots coming from 2828 Bob O Link Drive and saw several people standing outside.
Newly declassified documents show the FBI kept close tabs on Soviet dictator Josef Stalin's only daughter after her high profile defection to the United States in 1967.
Myron Mixon grew up in Vienna, Georgia. He's earned three World Championship titles and numerous trophies. He says he owes it all to his family and childhood chores.