Thrashers re-sign forward Eric Boulton, team’s career leader in penalty minutes

ATLANTA – Forward Eric Boulton, the Atlanta Thrashers’ career leader in penalty minutes, has re-signed with the team.

The 33-year-old Boulton had eight points and a team-leading 113 penalty minutes in 62 games last season. He became the franchise’s leader in penalty minutes on March 20 against Philadelphia.

Terms of Boulton’s deal were not released.

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The Thrashers also signed two unrestricted free agents—forward Jared Ross and defenceman Jaime Sifers.

The 27-year-old Ross, a native of Huntsville, Ala., appeared in three regular season games and three playoff games with Philadelphia.

The 27-year old Sifers played in 14 games with Minnesota and spent most of the season with AHL Houston.