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
Team leaders
<2003–04 2005–06>

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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