Here is your morning update from Thrashers practice.
Josh Gratton is not on practice ice. I will check later to see if he cleared waivers or was claimed.
Boris Valabik, who fell during yesterday’s practice, is also not on the ice. I will check if there is an update on his condition.
As for the line pairings, they are the same as yesterday. Colby Armstrong skating with third line of Rich Peverley and Evander Kane. Marty Reasoner on the fourth line with Eric Boulton, Jim Slater and Chris Thorburn. Armstrong is skating strong, no noticeable effects of groin injury.
They have not run drills with defensive pairings yet, but I assume they will be the same as yesterday as well.
I will check back later after practice and interviews and the drive home. Let’s hope I-285 has recovered.