Atlanta Thrashers send rookie forward Bryan Little to AHL Chicago

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ATLANTA - The Atlanta Thrashers assigned rookie forward Bryan Little to Chicago of the American Hockey League on Tuesday.

The 20-year-old has three goals and six assists in 29 games.

He scored in his NHL debut Oct. 5 against Washington.

The five-foot-11, 190-pound Little was the Thrashers' first-round pick, 12th overall, in the 2006 entry draft.

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