“If we are faced with that as the only alternative, that’s what’s going to happen. I don’t think there is an ability to stomach another $20 million in (yearly) losses. We just can’t do it. The reality is we need fans showing up and we need investors or a primary investor.”
– Michael Gearon of the Atlanta Spirit, a group of businessmen who own the Atlanta Thrashers, on the likelihood the NHL team is moved.