The Thrashers Chapter Comes to a Close


A retrospective on me, hockey and the Atlanta Thrashers

On the Canadian Media

The literati sent out their minions to do their bidding. The Canadian media cannot tolerate threats from outsiders who might disrupt their comfortable world. The firefight started when the cowardly...

Tabloid Journalism - Are The Winnipeg Jets the Charlie Sheen of Hockey?


The other BWA writer, Hildymac, decides to go all "journalistic integrity rampage" on the Canadian media.

Winnipeg and Me


Today I was sent a link to yet another story about the potential relocation of the Coyotes or Thrashers to Winnipeg. Normally I try to ignore these stories, but I’m tired of keeping quiet. I’ve got...

A Few Thoughts on the Season


It's been a bit since I've written anything here. There's two reasons for that: my life has gotten pretty busy and I don't quite know what to say anymore. To paraphrase one of my favorite bands,...

Eeney Meaney Miney Moe - Rotating Goaltenders For The Rest Of The Show?


A rotating goalie tandem for the final five games of the season is in store for the Thrashers. So much for continuity.

Thrashers Implode Against The Sabres, And That's Putting It Mildly


The Thrashers imploded for eight goals tonight in a demoralizing defeat at the hands of the Buffalo Sabres.

Ilya Kovalchuk And The Sidney Crosby Principle: Isn't It Time To Stop Booing?


The Ilya Kovalchuk trade happened over a year ago. Isn't it time for the Atlanta fanbase to move on?

Thoughts on the Peverley/Wheeler Trade


The news of the Peverley for Wheeler (with Valabik and Stuart as less-important pieces) trade has come at an inopportune time for me on a personal level. I first read the news while clearing...

Who is the Thrashers' Top Center?


I'd like for you to compare these two Thrashers quickly: Player 1: 52GP, 13G 15A, -14, 6 PPG, 1 SHG, 2 OTG, 19:25 TOI/G (14:36 ES, 1:40 SH, 3:07 PP) Player 2: 46GP, 13G 15A, +12, 2 PPG, 2 SHG, 1...


I'm Thankful the Thrashers are Playing Smarter Hockey


Atlanta Thrashers are showing improvement in their hockey IQ if you watch carefully.

Five-Game Report Card: Games Six through Ten


The Thrashers' second set of five games was an interesting one for sure. These games saw Evander Kane and Andrew Ladd continue to dominate, but newcomer Dustin Byfuglien began to pick up his play...

Lies, Damned Lies, and Bergfors Statistics


The Atlanta Thrashers' Niclas Bergfors has been a healthy scratch for three games this year, prompting many Thrashers fans to question Coach Craig Ramsay's judgement. This may not be as bad of a...

State of the Thrashers: Winless Preseason


Should Atlanta fans panic or be patient?

Mason Shines in 1-0 Loss to Hurricanes


Which Players Stood Out on Saturday?

A Few Thoughts Before Tomorrow's Game


I didn't get much of a chance to talk about my experiences at training camp this weekend, so I figured I'd take the opportunity to discuss camp and preview tomorrow's game against the Columbus Blue...

Thrashers NHL Camp Opens


First Day Observations and Impressions.

Scrimmage One: Pettersson Continues to Impress


He didn't score a goal, but that's about the only thing you can hold against Thrashers prospect Fredrik Pettersson. I got a chance to see him for the first time today and came away thoroughly...

Rookies Zubarev and Petterson Make Positive Impression


My thoughts on Day One of Rookie Camp.

I'm Back!


I probably should have posted something here a long time ago, but I never thought I would spend so much time away from this blog. I know that many readers regularly come to this site for Thrashers...

An Early Look at Updated Prospect Rankings


Here at BWA, we've started doing our prospect rankings as an average. The final ranking is based on the thoughts of myself, The Falconer, and hildymac. I've updated my rankings after camp, but both...

Dear Thrashers Bloggers: Please Stop


The offseason is long and slow, so bloggers often fill their time by trying to guess how many goals players will score in the next season. For the Thrashers, they've seen far too many changes for...

Thrashers Prospect Camp: Friday Morning Impressions


Which players stood out on first look.

The State of the Thrashers (Pre-Free Agency)


Why Atlanta could surprise despite low payroll.

Reflections on Alex Burmistrov Pick


A thoughts on what the pick says about Thrashers and their GM

Revisiting the Myth of the Late-Round Defenseman


About a week and a half ago, I wrote a post claiming that the concept of the "late-round gem" defenseman was bunk. When I first started writing that blog, my actual goal was to show that I could...

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