Is there a hockey team in Georgia?
|History||Atlanta Thrashers 1999–2011 Winnipeg Jets 2011–present|
|Home arena||Philips Arena|
Will Atlanta ever get an NHL team?
Two misses and you’re out for NHL in Atlanta.
|Original team||New team||Year of move|
|Hartford Whalers||Carolina Hurricanes||1997|
|Atlanta Thrashers||Winnipeg Jets||2011|
How many hockey teams are in Georgia?
|State Name||Number of NHL Teams|
Why doesn’t Georgia have a hockey team? So why was this not the case in Atlanta? There are three reasons: the product put on the ice, the city’s sports culture, and ownership. Though the Thrashers had stars such as Ilya Kovalchuk, Marian Hossa and Dany Heatley during the team’s short history, the team itself always struggled.