- Jesse Rogers, Chicago Cubs beat reporter
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Ladd, 24, made $1.6 million playing for the Blackhawks last season, but he was part of a cost-cutting offseason by general manager Stan Bowman.
The left winger joins former Blackhawks forward Ben Eager as Thrashers players to avoid arbitration.
Eager agreed to a one-year deal worth $965,000.
Ladd scored 17 goals and had 21 assists while helping lead the Blackhawks to the Stanley Cup. He also won a Stanley Cup while with the Carolina Hurricanes in 2006.
Jesse Rogers covers the Blackhawks for ESPNChicago.com and ESPN 1000. The Associated Press contributed information to this report.
Andrew Ladd avoided arbitration with the Atlanta Thrashers, agreeing to terms.