Tag Archive | "Maxim Afinogenov"

Afinogenov Likely Gone From Thrashers

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

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Afinogenov Likely Gone From Thrashers

According to Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Maxim Afinogenov and the Atlanta Thrashers are not close to reaching terms on a new contract.  Too bad. As we mentioned earlier this week, Afinogenov found himself a nice new home in Atlanta breaking the 60 point barrier for the first time in three years and […]

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Fantasy Season in Review: Atlanta Thrashers

Monday, June 14, 2010

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Fantasy Season in Review: Atlanta Thrashers

Offensive Corps: Nik Antropov led the Thrashers in scoring and firmly established himself as a legitimate number one center in the NHL–although probably a second liner on your fantasy team. The hulking center scored 24 goals and 67 points while mostly playing with Maxim Afinogenov and Ilya Kovalchuk.  He played excellently after Kovalchuk moved to […]

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The Kovalchuk Theory Taking Effect

Friday, March 5, 2010

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The Kovalchuk Theory Taking Effect

Yesterday, I read an interesting article on A Yankee Whistles in Dixie which makes some excellent points.  The Ilya Kovalchuk theory like the Patrick Ewing theory states that the team will actually play better without the distraction of a star player.  This theory holds true in relation to the Thrashers as they hold an impressive 4-1-2 record […]

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Fantasy Spin on Kovalchuk to New Jersey

Thursday, February 4, 2010

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Fantasy Spin on Kovalchuk to New Jersey

The Atlanta Thrashers traded star left wing Ilya Kovalchuk and Anssi Salmela to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for Patrice Cormier, Johnny Oduya, Niclas Bergfors, a first round pick and a swap of second rounders. Lou Lamiorello and the Devils receive the centerpiece of the deal as Kovalchuk likely will play the point on […]

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Fantasizing… (Nov 21)

Sunday, November 22, 2009

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Fantasizing… (Nov 21)

Fantasizing is a post looking to uncover some excellent potential buy-low options, free agent pickups and some other trends that can help your fantasy team.  Streaking Joe Thornton – Featuring a monster 9 points in the past week and a league-best 24 assists through Saturday’s games.  He’s a must-start in all formats and the Marleau-Thornton-Heatley […]

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Fantasizing… (Oct. 28)

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

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Fantasizing…  (Oct. 28)

Fantasizing is a post looking to uncover some excellent potential buy-low options, free agent pickups and some other trends that can help your fantasy team. 

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Afinogenov To Audition For Thrashers

Thursday, September 17, 2009

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The Atlanta Thrashers have invited Maxim Afinogenov, the former Buffalo Sabre, to their training camp for a tryout. He is expected to arrive at camp this Thursday night.  Afinogenov is often criticized for his  defensive play and his offensive turnovers, but he has a load of offensive talent and new scenery could do wonders for […]

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Buffalo Sabres 2009/10 Season Preview

Friday, September 11, 2009

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Buffalo Sabres 2008/09: 41-32-9 – 91 pts (3rd in Northeast, 10th in East) Arrived: Steve Montador (BOS), Mike Grier (SJ), Cody McCormick (COL), Joe DiPenta (ANH) Departed: Jaroslav Spacek (MON), Teppo Numminen (retired), Dominic Moore (UFA), Andrew Peters (UFA), Maxim Afinogenov (UFA) After narrowly missing the playoffs again in 2008-09, the Sabres made almost no […]

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