Puck Yeah! 10 Reasons to Watch the NHL This Season

5. ATL Is Black!

Reason: The Atlanta Thrashers have acquired seven black players in the last 14 months. This means that the team now has 20% of the black players in the league.

Complex says: Read this well-researched, compelling piece about the Thrashers' recent moves and what it might mean to the budding fanbase in the ATL. Then watch franchise cornerstone Evander Kane knock the fuck out of Matt Cooke. If you want to adopt a team at random, you could do worse than Atlanta—even if their uniforms suck balls.

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