Atlanta Thrashers season preview
THE BOTTOM LINE
By Scott Burnside, Special to ESPN.com
Since the Thrashers ended the 2003-04 season by missing the playoffs for a fifth straight year, GM Don Waddell has turned this franchise inside out systematically. The stars seem perfectly aligned for the Thrashers to not only make the playoffs but perhaps make some noise as they try to resurrect the game in a town where many people seemed oblivious to the lockout. The team will have to overcome a few hurdles first.
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