The Atlanta Thrashers bought out Zhitnik after he had a disappoitning season. The 15-year veteran was acquired from Philadelphia for defenceman Braydon Coburn on Feb. 24, 2007. Last season, the Kiev, Ukraine native recorded three goals and five assists with a minus- 8 rating.
The 35-year-old Zhitnik was a 4th round selection, 81st overall, by Los Angeles in 1991.
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Two words: Braydon Coburn.