Are The Thrashers Cup Contenders?

Ok, it’s too early to discuss this, which is why it’s appropriate for NHL.com’s series on why any team can win the Cup is appropriately timed. No team’s out of it statistically yet, and no team has shown themselves to be an epic ball of failure yet either (no, not even the Islanders – they started well, at least). Today’s segment was on the Thrashers, and coupled with their recent six (MAKE IT SEVEN!) game winning streak, seeing this on NHL.com’s front page was surreal:

Add that to all the recent love from that website, and it feels like backwards month. The case that LaGreca and Dellapina is actually a pretty good one, and one that I can’t find fault with anywhere.

About Laura Astorian

Laura Astorian is the head editor for the SB Nation blog St. Louis Game Time and has been a Blues fan from childhood. She promises that any anti-Blackhawks bias will be left at the door. Maybe.