Thrashers Sign Unrestricted Free Agent Forwards Eric Boulton, Ramzi Abid and Scott Barney


'The native of Halifax, Nova Scotia set NHL career highs with five assists, six points and 178 penalty minutes with the Sabres in 2002-03. Boulton, who was signed as a free agent with Buffalo on Sept. 14, 1999, has earned 92 points (45 goals, 50 assists) and 1,250 penalty minutes in 271 minor-league games in the AHL, former International Hockey League and ECHL.'