The Atlanta Thrashers are a National Hockey League team based at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.
- Founded: 1999-2000 (awarded June 25, 1997)
- Arena: Philips Arena (capacity 19,008)
- Uniform colors: light blue, navy blue, red, gold, white
- Logo design: a stylized bird's head
- Stanley Cup final appearances: none
The Atlanta Thrashers are one of the NHL's newest teams. They played their first game on October 2
, losing 4-1 to the New Jersey Devils
The Thrashers have never made the playoffs in their short history. Their best season was 2000-2001, where they won 23 out of 82 games.
The team name and logo come from the brown thrasher, the state bird of Georgia.
In September 2003 the team was sold to a group of executives  by Time Warner, along with the Atlanta Hawks pro basketball team, which the Thrashers share the arena with.
Players of Note
Hall of Famers:
Not to be forgotten:
Atlanta Thrashers official web site