2004–05 Atlanta Thrashers season

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2004–05 Atlanta Thrashers
Division   N/A Southeast
Conference   N/A Eastern
2004–05 record 0-0-0-0
Team information
General Manager Don Waddell
Coach Bob Hartley
Captain Shawn McEachern
Arena Philips Arena

The 2004–05 Atlanta Thrashers season was the sixth season for the National Hockey League franchise that was established on June 25, 1997.[1]

No games were played during the 2004–05 NHL season due to the lock-out of the NHL players by the league, however teams business did occur, including the Thrashers' participation in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft[2] that was held on June 26 in Raleigh, North Carolina.


Draft picks[edit]

Atlanta's picks at the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, which was held at the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina on June 26–27, 2004.[3]

Round Pick Player Position Nationality Team (league)
1 10 Boris Valabik Defense  Slovakia Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
2 40 Grant Lewis Defense  United States Dartmouth Big Green (ECAC Hockey)
3 76 Scott Lehman Defense  Canada Toronto St. Michael's Majors (OHL)
4 106 Chad Painchaud Right Wing  Canada Mississauga IceDogs (OHL)
5 142 Juraj Gracik Right Wing  Slovakia Topolcany (Slovakia)
6 186 Dan Turple Goaltender  Canada Oshawa Generals (OHL)
7 204 Miikka Tuomainen Left Wing  Finland TuTo (Mestis)
8 237 Mitch Carefoot Center  Canada Cornell Big Red (ECAC Hockey)
9 270 Matt Siddall Right Wing  Canada Powell River Kings (BCHL)


  1. ^ National Hockey League (2003). The National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book/2004. Triumph Books. p. 17. ISBN 1-57243-603-4. 
  2. ^ National Hockey League (2004). The National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book/2005. Triumph Books. p. 18. ISBN 1-57243-603-4. 
  3. ^ "2004 NHL Entry Draft Picks at hockeydb.com". hockeyDB.com. Retrieved August 7, 2016. 

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