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What Moves Should the Atlanta Thrashers Make This Off-Season?

Published by on June 2, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

Another season, another disappointment for the Atlanta Thrashers, who failed to make the playoffs in back-to-back years. 

Any team with the third and fourth overall selections in back-to-back years has more than a few needs, and that's certainly the Thrashers' case. 

Up front, aside from Bryan Little, Ilya Kovalchuk and Vyacheslav Kozlov, there are no true top-6 forwards. 

Basically, the Thrashers are down an entire scoring line, and that should be the biggest priority going into the off-season.  

One very good fit is Brian Gionta, a playmaking center who it seems would complement Kovalchuk very well. 

Assuming they give one of the top-6 forward roles...

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