While Atlanta Thrashers fans debate where to head Tuesday or Wednesday night to say their final goodbyes -- looks like they're leaning towards a tavern on Ponce De Leon -- Winnipeg NHL fans are ready to party at the drop of a hat. Some joint called The Forks has been all ready to go, just say the word.
It's apparently also the locale at which 35,000 Jets fans gathered to rally to save their team in 1996. This means that when the New York Islanders are relocated to Atlanta next year (believe in the Islanders!), the welcome party will be held at ... well, technically there wasn't a save-the-Thrashers rally, so that remains to be scheduled.