Thrashers activate Shields, send him to AHL
RALEIGH, North Carolina -- The Atlanta Thrashers are on the verge of having a surplus of goaltenders.
The Thrashers, who watched three netminders fall to injury early in the season, activated Steve Shields from injured reserve on Wednesday.
Shields, who was signed as a free agent on October 27 after Kari
Lehtonen and Mike Dunham went down with groin injuries, hurt
his knee in Atlanta's 6-3 loss to the New York Rangers on
November 24 and has missed the Thrashers' last 20 games,
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