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Thrashers add to defense corps with Meyer signing

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The Atlanta Thrashers have signed free-agent defenseman Freddy Meyer to a one-year contract. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but TSN is reporting the two-way deal would pay Meyer $500,000 if he plays in the NHL, $105,000 if he's in the AHL.

Meyer, 29, played a career-best 64 games last season with the New York Islanders, totaling 4 goals and 15 points.

The 5-foot-10, 192-pound native of Sanbornville, N.H., has 19 goals and 71 points in 266 NHL games with the Islanders, Philadelphia Flyers and Phoenix Coyotes.



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