So close, yet so far in Atlanta
ATLANTA -- This is life in the shadows of the NHL universe.
The Atlanta Thrashers traded away their lone superstar, Ilya Kovalchuk.
They have endured a six-game, post-Olympic winless streak.
They have lost promising rookie Evander Kane to injury.
And yet here they were Tuesday night, riding a four-game winning streak, including a weekend sweep of the Philadelphia Flyers.
They were hosting the Boston Bruins, who were in eighth ...
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