Atlanta becoming Blackhawks Southeast, Thrashers Acquire Andrew Ladd from Chicago


Like the great American poets Jermaine Dupri and Christopher Brian Bridges once said, “Welcome to Atlanta.”

The phrase applies to yet another Chicago Blackhawks player from last year’s Stanley Cup winning team: Andrew Ladd. He becomes the fourth Blackhawk dealt away in the post Stanley Cup fire sale. Chicago has now dealt away three more players in the six days GM Stan Bowman said all the wheeling and dealing was done. Yes, they’ve kept their stars in tact, but a lot of the color and personality of the team is now gone. And much of it is reuniting in Hotlanta. Maybe we can crown the Atlanta Thrashers the 2010-11 Stanley Cup Champions (And if I get an idiot commenters, I’m warning you that was a joke)

By Paul M. Banks

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