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Dubious records


Longest losing streaks to start a season (courtesy Couch Potato Hockey): 11 Games-New York Rangers, 1943-447 Games-Montreal Canadiens, 1938-397 Games-Chicago Blackhawks, 1947-787 Games-Washington Capitals, 1983-847 Games-Chicago Blackhawks, 1997-98 The Atlanta Thrashers are crawling into dubious territory with a 4-0 shutout loss to the Philadelphia Flyers. One more regulation loss and they tie a dubious second-place […]

Well, jeez, on paper, Atlanta looks a dynamo offensive team. I mean, Ilya Kovalchuk, Marian Hossa, Keith Tkachuk, Slava Kozlov. Heck, Eric Belanger‘s not too shabby, and Bobby Holik‘s been known to pop a goal in every now and then. So how can a team with four first-liners have such an anemic offense? From what […]