Originally created 01/25/02

Thrashers trade for goaltender



ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Thrashers acquired goaltender Frederic Cassivi from the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday in exchange for defenseman Brett Clark.

Cassivi, 26, has a 6-10-4 record and a 2.50 goals-against average this season with Hershey, the Avalanche's AHL affiliate.

Clark, 25, has 20 points this season with Chicago of the AHL. He has played in 44 career games for the Thrashers, including two this season.

Also on Thursday, Atlanta reassigned defenseman Mike Weaver to Chicago. He was called up for the third time this season on Monday.