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 Laurens County middle school teacher has been arrested on two charges of providing alcohol to minors.
One U.S. government scientist says the scenario offered today by Al Gore at the U.N. climate conference in Denmark may be too severe.
The brother and sister of Terri Schiavo are reaping the profits from the Terri Schindler Schiavo Foundation, which is supposed to help other families in end-of-life situations like Terri Schiavo faced.
The sheriff says the victim was apparently shot two or three times during a robbery at his home last night.
The FBI is warning computer users to watch out for a sophisticated scam that could literally hold your computer for ransom.
We want to warn you about a potential hazard in your kitchen. It has taken some of our viewers by surprise and has even caused some injuries.
The Southeast Little League Softball tournament starts Thursday in Warner Robins.