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Thrashers Fans Should Skip Select-A-Seat Farce

Don't get any false hopes by Chris Vivlamore's Friday morning tweet about Atlanta Thrashers ownership still holding that Select-A-Seat event on Saturday at Philips. This team is gone; based on reports, the only thing tying them to a Peach State zip code is Gary Bettman deliberating on how badly he wants to stick it to the Atlanta Spirit Group for the mess of a franchise they've made.

I'm told the #Thrashers Select-A-Seat program will be held Saturday at Philips Arena.less than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply

As I've said, I am not a hockey fan, but I'm a Georgia sports fan and heavily sympathize with Thrashers fans. Refusing to cancel an event like this is an attempt to show True North and the NHL that they still have a foot on the other side of the door. Don't believe it. I think the Gulch should be a ghost town Saturday, too, especially since paying to park for the event will just put more money in the ASG's pocket, but that's just me.

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