Draft pick Zach Bogosian puts on his jersey after being drafted by the Atlanta Thrashers at the NHL draft in Ottawa Friday June 20, 2008. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Thrashers signed first-round pick Zach Bogosian to an entry-level contract Thursday.
The 18-year-old defenseman was selected third overall after scoring 11 goals and 61 points with Peterborough of the Ontario Hockey League.
Bogosian will take part in a prospect evaluation camp in Traverse City, Mich., before reporting for Atlanta's training camp on Sept. 20.