Thursday, June 9, 2011

Saying Good Bye To Thor

I am sooo late posting this. Before this whole thing went to hell in a handbasket, BrandsMart USA had scheduled some appearances with Chris Thorburn and Eric Boulton. We were worried that when the news of the team leaving came, we wouldn't get a chance to see our guys anymore. Fortunately for the fans, Chris and Eric agreed to honor the appearances. Of course they did, they are THAT kind of guy.


WTF are these clowns doing here, they don't give 2 shits about hockey and never talked Thrashers. Oh wait, that's it, there is a baseball player and basket ball player there, too.



It was 25 degrees hotter than hell out there. The only thing hotter than the temperature was Thor himself. Greek God indeed.



They had a few half assed things set up for the kids.



Get it little guy! Hear that? That's the sound of youth hockey floundering in Atlanta.



Lisa Lewis, the president of the fan club, had a present for Thor. The Atlanta Flames used to give this trophy to a player on the Flames who embodied hard work and didn't get a lot of credit, kind of like the unsung hero award. They gave the award to the fan club and we started giving it out. This year's winner, the final winner, is Chris Thorburn.



See the douche clown on top of the van? That is the guy at the Gladiators games who does all of the contest and stuff with the fans. He's awful. He's a poor man's JBird. Too bad he's so ridiculous, he's actually kind of cute.



My little hockey buddies Sara and Abby get their pictures with Thor.



The day before the event was Thor's birthday! I made him a card. I will miss making the guys birthday cards. He seemed to genuinely appreciate it.



Something else cracked him up.



Me, Thor and my sign.


Very sad, no more pictures with Thor :(

2 comments:

Anonymous June 10, 2011 at 10:04 AM  

Was hoping someone got out to see these guys before they left and am so glad you posted this so I could vicariously be there! And do agree, Thor is looking hot,hot,hot!! Thanks so much!

ATLANTA HOCKEY PICTURES June 14, 2011 at 7:48 PM  

Too bad this is one of the last 2 thrashers blogs. i think this was one of the funniest submissions ive read. maybe its the pent up anger?

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