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.


VIDEO: Thrashers' Eric Boulton Hopes 'Time Hasn't Run Out' On Atlanta

Thrashers enforcer Eric Boulton was at Brandsmart in Kennesaw yesterday to sign autographs and spread some Thrashers good-will. Apparently the radio conglomerate that owns 680, Q100, and 99X did...

Jonathan Toews Weighs In On Atlanta Thrashers Relocation To Winnipeg

You can't accuse Jonathan Toews (AKA Captain Serious) of being unbiased. He's from Winnipeg, and he has a Manitoba lake named after him. He knows the excitement and passion for hockey in that city,...

Gary Bettman Again Refutes That A Sale To True North Is Complete

For about the tenth time this week, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has refuted that a sale to True North Sports and Entertainment is complete, or even near completion. On his radio show Thursday...

Potential Local Atlanta Thrashers Buyer May Still Remain, According To FOX 5 Report

UPDATE: It's filmmaker Stephen Rollins. Nothing to see here. Buck Lanford of Fox5 Sports says he spoke with an individual whose story directly contradicts Ken Rodriguez's interview with Michael...

Former Atlanta Flames Broadcaster Questions Winnipeg As A Market

More and more former members of Atlanta's hockey community keep coming out of the woodwork, complaining about mismanagement of the team and praising the fanbase as a whole. Hall of Fame broadcaster...

Do NHL Bylaws Forbid The Atlanta Thrashers From Moving To Winnipeg?

The NHL By-Laws might be easily interpreted to knock the Thrashers' franchise, but they're just as easily able to justify why the team needs to stay in Atlanta.

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman Denies Thrashers Move Is Official: 'May Not Happen'

Gary Bettman was on a local Tampa Bay radio station, WDAE, to discuss playoff hockey and the renaissance of the Tampa Bay Lightning (which he attributed to good ownership - irony alert). He did not...

Flames Goalie Dan Bouchard Again Attacks Atlanta Thrashers Ownership

Former Atlanta Flames goaltender Dan Bouchard returned to radio to blast the ownership of the Atlanta Thrashers and to stick up for the market as a potentially successful one. He was on Breakaway...

Former Thrashers Goaltender Johan Hedberg Speaks Out On Team's Move, Ownership

Some have criticized Chris Mason recently, even with his recent comments in the AJC. Some people are even calling for the return of the previous back-up, fan favorite Johan Hedberg. Hedberg, known...

Atlanta Thrashers Fans 'Getting Shafted,' Says Chris Mason

After an interview with Illegal Curve and various and sundry other interviews that left Thrashers fans dismayed at his level of dedication to the city, goaltender Chris Mason is following in Chris...

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