Atlanta Thrashers: BT’s 10 Bold 2010-11 NHL Predictions

August 31st, 2010 by Bryan Thiel Leave a reply »
With one out of the way, we're free to continue on down the alphabet, or at least stay on the same letter.

After getting the Anaheim Ducks out of the way yesterday, it's time to move on to a team that's three-quarters returnees from last year, with the other quarter being 2009-10 Chicago Blackhawks.

Ladies and gentlemen: Ten Bold (or not so bold) Predictions for the Atlanta Thrashers:


1. Zach Bogosian leads the defense in scoring

If we were to use last year's stats, Bogosian would have to see more than a 50 percent jump in production to top Tobias Enstrom's 50 points. This also isn't to take anything away from Enstrom (who's an often-overlooked all-around talent), but Bogosian will be getting more opportunities now that Pavel Kubina's back in Tampa.


2. Dustin Byfuglien scores fewer game winning goals than he did in the 2010 playoffs

This one isn't so much of a stretch. Byfuglien had five game-winners in the playoffs last year, but just three in the regular season. Dany Heatley (the league leader) only had nine, with only 23 players scoring more than five. That, and there is ...

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