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Thrashers sign first-round pick Zach Bogosian

ATLANTA – The Atlanta Thrashers signed first-round pick Zach Bogosian to an entry-level contract Thursday.

The 18-year-old defenseman was selected third overall after scoring 11 goals and 61 points with Peterborough of the Ontario Hockey League.

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Bogosian will take part in a prospect evaluation camp in Traverse City, Mich., before reporting for Atlanta’s training camp on Sept. 20.