Atlanta Thrashers re-sign RFA forward Colby Armstrong

ATLANTA – The Atlanta Thrashers have agreed to a new deal with restricted free agent forward Colby Armstrong, one day after the team announced it has re-signed goalie Kari Lehtonen.

Armstrong, 26, matched his career high with 40 points while playing in all 82 games for the Thrashers last season. He set a career high with 22 goals. The right wing has 51 points (26 goals, 25 assists) in 100 games over two seasons with the Thrashers.

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He began his NHL career with Pittsburgh, where he recorded one assist in five Stanley Cup Playoff games.