The Thrashers head out west on a week long roadie that will take them Duck hunting, over to La-La land, out to the desert then swimming with the Sharks. And I’ll tell ya kids…none of these four teams they’ll be playing are cream-puffs.
Things start off Sunday evening in Anaheim versus the 28-24-5 Ducks. Their 61 points ties them with Dallas for the 5th and 6th spots in the Western Conference…however, it’s only 3 points removed from 10th place Edmonton.
Then, the Thrashers will make their way to the other side of the greater Los Angeles area for a Monday night match-up with the Kings…and given traffic in that area, 24 hours should just about enough time to cruise between the two arenas. The Kings are 24-22-7, including 7-2-1 in their previous ten games.
After that its off to the nation’s 48th state, Arizona, for a date Thursday night with the Coyotes. Arizona is currently 25-26-5…but those 55 points are only 4 shy of the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference