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Source: Mason signs two-year deal

The Atlanta Thrashers have signed goalie Chris Mason to a two-year, $3.7 million deal, a source told ESPN.com Thursday.

Mason, an unrestricted free agent, will earn $1.6 million next season and $2.1 million in 2011-12.

Mason went 30-22-8 with a 2.53 goals-against average for the St. Louis Blues last season. In eight NHL seasons with the Blues and Nashville Predators, Mason is 115-86-26 with one tie and a 2.54 GAA.

Pierre LeBrun covers the NHL for ESPN.com.