Atlanta Thrashers Moving to Winnipeg? Top 10 Ideas for a New Team Nickname

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Atlanta Thrashers Moving to Winnipeg? Top 10 Ideas for a New Team Nickname
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The city of Winnipeg has been waiting, wishing and hoping for an NHL franchise returning to their city for a long time.

It seems that time may have finally arrived.

The Globe and Mail is reporting that True North Sports and Entertainment, the owners of AHL's Manitoba Moose and MTS Centre, has bought the Atlanta Thrashers and will move them to Winnipeg.

True North has denied these claims, but according to The Globe and Mail, the company is still making preparations for the announcement, thus making sense that the company is still denying it.

Despite no official confirmation, the Internet is abuzz with the news, wondering what this means for the NHL, for the city of Winnipeg and what the team will be called.

Here are the top 10 ideas for the team nickname.

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