"Today, on behalf of my family, our partner David Thomson and our entire organization, I am excited beyond words to announce our purchase of the Atlanta Thrashers. In a sense, I guess you can say True North, our city and our province has received the call we've long since been waiting for." -- True North Chairman Mark Chipman
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It was one of those spur-of-the-moment things you think of. I'm glad it went in because the guys would have given me a lot of flak if I didn't score that one.