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  1. Despite move, more of the same for Jets

    Scott Burnside

    The move of the Atlanta Thrashers to Winnipeg, confirmed at the start of the 2011 Stanley Cup finals, was heralded (mostly in Canada, of course) as a cause for rejoicing, a return of a once-proud NHL franchise from a southern wasteland to its rightfu...

    Blog | January 12, 2014
  2. Need to know: Little has changed for Jets

    Scott Burnside

    If the Western Conference remains a place of high anxiety for teams such as the Minnesota Wild, Detroit Red Wings and Columbus Blue Jackets, who are wrestling for the final two playoff berths in the final days of the regular season, there is at last ...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  3. Dustin Byfuglien of Winnipeg Jets faces criminal charges for alle...

    Scott Burnside

    Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien not only agreed to take a Breathalyzer test when police boarded his boat on Aug. 31 but passed the test.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2011
  4. 'Thrash to Smash?' Preds trying to lure Atlanta fans

    Scott Burnside

    The NHL may have forsaken the Atlanta market, but the battle for the city's few hockey hearts and minds continues. The Carolina Hurricanes and Nashville Predators are both in discussions with the league and Fox Sports about the possibility of send...

    Blog | July 22, 2011
  5. Sources: Prospective owner Matthew Hulsizer walks away from talks...

    Scott Burnside

    Matthew Hulsizer, the most promising potential buyer of the beleaguered Phoenix Coyotes to come along since the team was thrown into bankruptcy two years ago, has walked away from the process, a source told on Monday afternoon.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2011
  6. 2011 NHL draft: New York Islanders draft pick Scott Mayfield rise...

    Scott Burnside

    Scott Mayfield enjoyed a dramatic ascension that has seen him go from playing junior varsity hockey in suburban St. Louis three years ago to a full-ride scholarship at the University of Denver and a place on the big stage at the 2011 entry draft with a brand new NHL jersey to call his own.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2011
  7. 2011 NHL draft: Winnipeg Jets' future begins at NHL draft

    Scott Burnside

    Mark Scheifele's selection by the Winnipeg Jets with the seventh overall pick represents a new future, a new beginning for a franchise that has known little but disappointment and disinterest in a decade in Atlanta.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2011
  8. No surprise that Rick Dudley is off market

    Scott Burnside

    ST. PAUL, Minn. -- It's not surprising that former Atlanta Thrashers general manager Rick Dudley was without work for only a matter of days after the Winnipeg ownership group decided not to bring him to Canada with the team. What is interesting is...

    Blog | June 24, 2011
  9. Thrashers' Ron Hainsey prepares for move

    Scott Burnside

    The "For Sale" sign isn't up in front of Ron Hainsey's Atlanta home, but it will be soon. The Atlanta Thrashers defenseman watched, as presumably most of his teammates did on Tuesday, as the NHL confirmed the long-anticipated sale of the Thrashers...

    Blog | May 31, 2011
  10. Atlanta Thrashers sale: Ownership to blame for team's failure

    Scott Burnside

    It is only just that the Atlanta Spirit Group will pay dearly, because the failure of the Thrashers in Atlanta is its mess and its alone.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2011
  11. Bruins goalie coach: Quality of Winnipeg can't be matched

    Scott Burnside

    Boston netminding coach Bob Essensa spent parts of six seasons playing in Winnipeg, and he, like many, is enthusiastic that the NHL appears on the verge of returning to the prairie city. "As a Canadian, you felt a loss when you see teams move from...

    Blog | May 21, 2011
  12. Glendale vote = Yotes stability? Not exactly

    Scott Burnside

    If anyone thinks the city of Glendale's decision to pour $25 million more down the sinkhole that is the Phoenix Coyotes represents anything approaching stability in the desert, he or she hasn't been following along. Yes, the municipal masters of m...

    Blog | May 11, 2011
  13. Burnside: This week's games to watch

    Scott Burnside

    Monday: Kings at Sharks, 10 p.m. ETThe Kings, who have won five of their past six games, can secure a playoff berth with a win at the Shark Tank and take another step toward home-ice advantage in the first round. Meanwhile, the Sharks, who have won t...

    Blog | April 04, 2011
  14. Burnside: This week's games to watch

    Scott Burnside

    Monday: Washington Capitals at Tampa Bay Lightning, 7 p.m. ETAfter a long ride atop the Southeast Division standings, the Lightning have been overtaken by defending division champs Washington. The Lightning have lost three in a row and have managed j...

    Blog | March 07, 2011
  15. Zach Bogosian's growth comes with pain

    Scott Burnside

    ATLANTA -- Thrashers GM Rick Dudley was a minor league coach in the Los Angeles Kings' organization when the Kings acquired Wayne Gretzky in the summer of 1988, so he knows whereof he speaks when he says anyone can be traded. Fair enough. But l...

    Blog | February 10, 2011
  16. Atlanta Thrashers hope to rebound in time to make postseason, adv...

    Scott Burnside

    Will these Atlanta Thrashers become part of the franchise's forgettable past, or can they somehow chart a new course and defy it?

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2011