The Atlanta Thrashers
have re-signed restricted free agent forward Bryan Little
to a multiple-year contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Little, 22, scored 13 goals and 21 assists in 79 games with the Thrashers last season. He compiled seven multiple-point games, which included a season-high 2 goals on Jan. 30 at Nashville. He also posted 2 assists in the season-opener on Oct. 3 vs. Tampa Bay and tallied goals in back-to-back games on Nov. 3 at Montreal and Nov. 5 vs. Columbus.
Little was selected by the Thrashers in the first round, 12th overall, of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.