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by Paul on 06/19/08 at 11:37 PM ET
The Atlanta Thrashers hired John Anderson as their new head coach on Thursday, promoting him from their American Hockey League affiliate in Chicago.
Update 1:39am ET:(Alanah) I’ve added “Report” to the post title, as GM Don Waddell is denying the TSN story. From Mike Knobler at the AJC—
Sometime over the next few days, we might learn if the difference between TSN’s report the Thrashers have hired John Anderson and Don Waddell’s denial of that TSN report comes down to semantics or something more.
In other words, is this the equivalent of “Nobody’s hired until the general manager says he is,” or is this a situation that could still lead to someone other than Anderson behind the Thrashers’ bench in the 2008-09 season?
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