Thrashers sign free agent Meyer

The Sports Network

8/19/2010 12:10:26 PM

Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - The Atlanta Thrashers signed free agent defenseman Freddy Meyer on Thursday.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is reporting that it is a one-year, two-way deal that would see the blueliner earn $500,000 at the NHL level and $105,000 at the AHL level. 

Last season with the Islanders, he played in a career-high 64 games and totaled four goals and 11 assists.

Over six seasons in the NHL, which include stints with the Flyers and Coyotes, he has posted 19 goals and 52 assists in 266 games.