Eric Perrin cleared waivers. The next step is up to the Thrashers, who can keep him, assign him to their minor league affiliate in Chicago or release him.
No other Thrashers news yet as the trade deadline looms at 3 p.m.
The players in the locker room have been monitoring TV coverage of deadline day on TSN. They’re discussing the trades and signings — Gerber to Toronto, Leopold to Calgary — and waiting to see if one of their names or the name of a teammate or friend pops up.