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Thrashers activate goalie Chris Mason @NHLdotcom
The Atlanta Thrashers on Friday activated goaltender Chris Mason from injured reserve and re-assigned goalie Drew MacIntyre to their AHL affiliate, the Chicago Wolves.

The Thrashers also called up defenseman Arturs Kulda from the Wolves.

Mason, 34, has a 7-7-2 record in 19 games with the Thrashers this season, along with a save percentage of .892. He appeared in 10 straight games to start the season, going 5-4-1, and made a career-high 52 saves on a career-high 55 shots faced in a Thrashers victory on Nov. 3 at Florida. He hasn't played since spraining a ligament in his right knee against Dallas on Jan. 16.

MacIntyre, 27, appeared in 15 games with the Wolves prior to his recall on Jan. 28, posting an 8-5-1 record with a 2.88 goals-against average and a .906 save percentage. He made his NHL debut with the Vancouver Canucks on Dec. 13, 2007 at San Jose and appeared in two games that season, going 0-1-0 with 2.95 GAA and a .864 save percentage. The Thrashers signed him as a free agent on July 6, 2009.

Kulda, 22, has played in 45 games for the Wolves this season, recording 9 points (2 goals, 7 assists), along with 52 penalty minutes. The 6-foot-2, 215-pound defenseman appeared in four games with the Thrashers last season, registering 2 assists.  The native of Riga, Latvia, native was selected by the Thrashers in the seventh round (No. 200) in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.
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