PHILADELPHIA – The Thrashers will likely rotate goaltenders for the final games of the season, according to coach Craig Ramsay.
Chris Mason started in goal Thursday against Philadelphia. That would mean Ondrej Pavelec could start Saturday in Boston and Mason would return to face his former team in Nashville next week.
“Right now it would be nice if we just alternated,” Ramsay said Thursday. “I want to give everybody a chance to play. I think that is really important right now that everybody feels part of it and we continue to build that team atmosphere.”
Earlier this week, Ramsay said he wanted to send a message to his entire team by starting the veteran Mason three straight games. He wanted to reward a season of hard work and show that such an attribute is a necessity.
Ramsay said he has seen signs that message was received.
“I thought we’ve had some fire on the bench,” Ramsay said. “We had guys yelling at each other on the bench, coming off [the ice] and