The Atlanta Thrashers
have claimed defenseman Christoph Schubert
off re-entry waivers from the Ottawa Senators
Schubert, 27, has appeared in 268 NHL games over four seasons with the Senators, scoring 23 goals, 42 assists and 194 penalty minutes. The 6-foot-3, 230-pound native of Munich, Germany, has also appeared in 31 playoff games for Ottawa, including an appearance in the Stanley Cup Final during the 2006-07 post-season.
Last season, Schubert appeared in 50 games for the Senators, tallying 3 goals, 3 assists and 26 penalty minutes.