What NHL teams have been in Atlanta?
|History||Atlanta Flames 1972–1980 Calgary Flames 1980–present|
|Home arena||Omni Coliseum|
Why does Atlanta not have an NHL team? So why was this not the case in Atlanta? There are three reasons: the product put on the ice, the city’s sports culture, and ownership. Though the Thrashers had stars such as Ilya Kovalchuk, Marian Hossa and Dany Heatley during the team’s short history, the team itself always struggled.
When did the Flames leave Atlanta? The Atlanta Flames were a professional ice hockey team based in Atlanta, Georgia from 1972 until 1980. They played out of the Omni Coliseum and were members of the West and later Patrick divisions of the National Hockey League (NHL).
What NHL team does Georgia root for? Georgia: Nashville Predators
Georgia used to be home to the Atlanta Thrashers, but now that the team is gone, NHL fans turn to the Nashville Predators.