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Thrashers sign free agent RW Jason Williams

ATLANTA - Free agent forward Jason Williams, who scored 13 goals for Chicago despite missing nearly half the season with an injury, signed Monday with the Atlanta Thrashers.

The 27-year-old right wing had 36 points in 43 games for the Blackhawks last season. He missed 39 games after injuring his groin, then undergoing surgery for a sports hernia.

Williams has 66 goals and 158 points in 296 career games with Chicago and Detroit.

Terms of the deal were not immediately available.