Team Logo. The Atlanta Thrashers were a team in the National Hockey League. They played in the Eastern Conference (NHL). They got their name from the Georgia state bird, the brown thrasher. However, they moved to Canada and became the Winnipeg Jets. Retrieved from "https://prosportsteams.fandom.com/wiki/Atlanta_Thrashers?oldid=15977" Categories: Former NHL teams Teams in Georgia Teams in Atlanta Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.