Thrashers, Eager avoid arbitration
Terms of the contract weren't announced Wednesday night.
The 26-year-old restricted free agent played in 60 games last season with the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks. He had seven goals, nine assists and a team-leading 120 penalty minutes and then added a goal and two assists in 18 playoff games.
In 255 NHL regular-season games with the Philadelphia Flyers and Chicago, Eager has 27 goals and 25 assists.
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