May 30th, 2011
by goon

It looks like the Thrasher are coming to Winnipeg and we will should have an announcement soon, might even be on Tuesday. For all of the news related to the NHL’s return to Winnipeg stop by our friends at the Illegal Curve for all of the news.

TSN.CA — The Atlanta Thrashers to Winnipeg situation has narrowed to a point where it’s quite possible there could be an announcement as early as Tuesday.

Lawyers on the Winnipeg side have signed off on the deal and the Atlanta legal team is doing their due diligence today. If they sign off on the deal, the sale will go through, pending league approval.

If there is no announcement Tuesday, the next likely target would be Thursday.

Once an agreement has been reached, True North is expected to launch a season ticket drive.

Links to the Story

Thrashers-to-Winnipeg deal draws closer [AJC.COM]

Toews likes NHL in Manitoba [CBC.CA]

Cool your Jets – root for ‘Canada’s Team’No love for Canucks – it’s all ‘B.C. sucks’ [Winnipeg Free Press]

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