The Atlanta Thrashers
have recalled forward Nigel Dawes
from the Chicago Wolves
of the American Hockey League and placed forwards Freddy Modin
(retroactive to Feb. 7) and Alex Burmistrov
(retroactive to Feb. 11) on Injured Reserve, according to General Manager Rick Dudley
Dawes, 26, has appeared in 46 games for the Wolves this season. He leads the team and ranks fourth in the AHL with 25 goals while contributing with 42 points (tied for third on the team). The 5-9, 200-pound right wing appeared in nine games for Atlanta earlier this season and tallied one assist in a loss to Tampa Bay on Jan. 20. The Winnipeg, Manitoba, native has tallied 84 points (39 goals, 45 assists) in 208 career NHL games with the New York Rangers
, Phoenix, Calgary and Atlanta. Dawes was signed by the Thrashers as a free agent on Sept. 8, 2010.
Modin, 36, has competed in 34 games for the Thrashers this season and has totaled 10 points (seven goals, three assists). The 6-4, 220 pound left wing has also tallied three multiple-point games, his latest coming with a two-goal effort against Toronto on Dec. 20. The Sundsvall, Sweden, native has posted 462 points (232 goals, 230 assists) in 892 career NHL games with Toronto, Tampa Bay, Columbus, Los Angeles and Atlanta. Modin was signed by the Thrashers as a free agent on Sept. 6, 2010.
Burmistrov, 19, has recorded 17 points (five goals, 12 assists) 57 games into his rookie season and ranks fourth on the team and first among NHL rookies with 44 takeaways. The 6-1, 180-pound center posted five points (two goals, three assists) in a seven game stretch from Nov. 28 to Dec. 11 and registered his first career multiple-point game (two assists) against Pittsburgh on Nov. 13. The Kazan, Russia, native was selected by the Thrashers with the eighth overall selection in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.