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An Atlanta Thrashers fan sits alone among empty seats during an NHL hockey game on Thursday, Dec. 16 2010, in Atlanta. The Thrashers are on pace to earn only the second playoff spot in franchise history, but the team ranks 28th in the NHL in average attendance, prompting concern by the NHL.  (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Photo by: John Bazemore
An Atlanta Thrashers fan sits alone among empty seats during an NHL hockey game on Thursday, Dec. 16 2010, in Atlanta. The Thrashers are on pace to earn only the second playoff spot in franchise history, but the team ranks 28th in the NHL in average attendance, prompting concern by the NHL. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

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