Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Alanah McGinley on 12/09/06 at 12:49 AM ET
To make each Thrashers game Atlanta's hottest experience on ice, Rick Lambright and Andy Ulanowski bring the fire. The brothers-in-law operate the high-flying twin bird heads that spew 20-foot flames during introductions, after every Thrashers goal and whenever the NHL's rules allow them to fire up the crowd. They are also in charge of this year's new pyrotechnic effects at Hawks games. "We try to throw as much flame in the game as we can," Lambright said. Lambright, 50, of Kennesaw, and Ulanowski, 52, of Dallas, Ga., are certified pyrotechnicians who are as comfortable setting off fireworks as working with firebreathing birds. They provide the Atlanta flames for the 21st century.Continued... (may require subscription)
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