Laura Astorian

Thrashers Contributor

A native of St. Louis, MO, Laura adopted the Atlanta Thrashers as her Eastern Conference team from their inception. In attendance since the very first game, Laura was won over by the Thrashers. This, coupled with her love of the Blues, drug her into blogging feet first. Laura can be writes irreverent and occasionally insightful commentary on both the St. Louis Blues and Atlanta Thrashers on her own blog, Thrashing the Blues. She is the temporary site manager of Birdwatchers Anonymous while Falconer is away, and can often be found at her home away from home, St. Louis Game Time.


NHL Commissioner Gives Interview To AJC One Day Before Approval Of Thrashers Sale

It what might be the greatest level of procrastination known to mankind, Gary Bettman finally spoke to someone from the Atlanta news media regarding the sale and relocation of the Atlanta...

Could The NHL Give Atlanta A Third Try? A Not-So-Farfetched Scenario

A large metro area, business support, Northern and Canadian transplants - the same reasons the Thrashers should have succeeded are the same reasons that the NHL could look to try this experiment again.

Craig Ramsay Won't Be Winnipeg NHL Coach, To The Surprise Of No One

The coaching search began unofficially last week in Winnipeg, and today former Thrashers coach Craig Ramsay interviewed for his own job. Unsurprisingly, this was the result: Craig Ramsay will...

Winnipeg Website Concludes You Better Buy Your Hockey Tickets Firsthand

It's no secret that tickets go for a massive premium in Canada and some of the larger American markets. Scalpers make some serious coin out front of the Bell Centre and CONSOL Energy Center hawking...

TNSE Press Conference Shows The Thrashers Were NHL's Backup Move If Coyotes Fell Through

It's always impressive to me when a commissioner, head of a company, or someone else in a position of power gives the green light to information that could be deemed damaging. But when you have a...

Former Thrasher Rich Peverley Is A Stanley Cup Champion

Back in February, when Rich Peverley and Boris Valabik were traded to the Boston Bruins for Blake Wheeler and Mark Stuart, it was greeted with shock. Sure, it was a solid trade, bringing a third of...

Thrashers Coach Craig Ramsay On List To Be Interviewed For Winnipeg Coaching Position

Craig Ramsay might not be a lock for the new coaching job of the yet-to-be-named Winnipeg team, but he has a better chance to hang around with the organization than anyone else has so far. Ramsay...

Winnipeg NHL Team To Honor Dan Snyder's Memory Somehow

Lots has been said regarding moving the Thrashers' team record books with the squad when they finally officially make the move to Winnipeg. Some Jets fans (see comments here) really want the Jets'...

Atlanta Thrashers Captain Andrew Ladd Joins In Chorus Calling Out Owners

While on a trip to visit Winnipeg, pending restricted free agent and captain Andrew Ladd was asked questions by the Winnipeg press regarding the hockey situation in Atlanta. A chorus of former...

VIDEO: Rich Peverley Scores First Stanley Cup Finals Goal

As we all remember, Rich Peverley, the phenom waiver wire pick up that was scoring at slightly under a point per game before last season, was traded to the Boston Bruins back in February. In return...

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