The Atlanta Thrashers finished 3rd in the Southeast with 80 points, twelve points out of a playoff spot. It's expected that the Board of Governors will approve the sale and relocation of the franchise to Winnipeg, Manitoba on June 21.
Much talk has been made about what the team will be called, and if and when they'll meet their goal of 13,000 season tickets, and other things. Let's focus on the product itself.
Winnipeg made the playoffs in their last season in the NHL. Here are ten things that need to happen for them to make the Stanley Cup playoffs in their triumphant return to the NHL.