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  1. No joke: Oilers, Hemsky agree to two-year, $10M deal

    Feb 24, 2012, 7:49 PM EDT

    Bruins Oilers Hockey

    Another trade target’s off the market – to the Flames’ amusement.

  2. Chris Kunitz will forecheck for Penguins for two more years

    Oct 13, 2011, 11:52 AM EDT

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    Chris Kunitz, Shaone Morrison

    The Penguins gave Chris Kunitz a two-year extension that will pay him the same as his current deal today. Read more about his impact on and future with the team in this post.

  3. Rich indeed: Bruins hand Peverley three-year extension

    Oct 11, 2011, 11:16 AM EDT

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    Boston Bruins v Vancouver Canucks - Game Five

    The Bruins signed Rich Peverley to a three-year, $9.75 million contract extension. Get ready for a lot of “Rich” puns.

  4. Blackhawks hand GM Stan Bowman a three-year extension

    Oct 4, 2011, 5:16 PM EDT

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    Stan Bowman

    Stan Bowman continues to make a name for himself after living in his famous father’s shadow. The Blackhawks signed the league’s youngest GM to a three-year contract extension today.

  5. Hurricanes hand GM Jim Rutherford a four-year contract extension

    Sep 22, 2011, 11:15 AM EDT

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    The Hurricanes handed GM Jim Rutherford a four-year contract extension today.

  6. Blue Jackets give R.J. Umberger a surprising five-year, $23M extension

    Sep 21, 2011, 10:44 AM EDT

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    R.J. Umberger

    The Blue Jackets handed R.J. Umberger a five-year, $23.5 million extension today, adding the forward to a growing list of long-term commitments. Are they going in the right direction or setting themselves up for lengthy struggles?

  7. Report: Isles John Tavares and Buffalo’s Tyler Myers both close to signing extensions

    Sep 14, 2011, 11:16 AM EDT

    John Tavares

    A pair of young stars are close to re-upping with their teams and those contract extensions could be juicy.

  8. Blue Jackets hand Fedor Tyutin a six-year, $27M extension

    Aug 31, 2011, 12:39 PM EDT

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    Columbus Blue Jackets v Anaheim Ducks

    The Blue Jackets continue their run of bold and expensive moves, signing defenseman Fedor Tyutin to a six-year, $27 million contract extension.

  9. Flyers sign budding star James van Riemsdyk to a six-year, $25.5M contract extension

    Aug 30, 2011, 1:10 PM EDT

    Philadelphia Flyers v New Jersey Devils

    The Flyers are buying in to the notion that James van Riemsdyk is primed for stardom; they signed the budding power forward to a six-year deal worth $25.5 million.

  10. Ducks hand coach Randy Carlyle a three-year contract extension

    Aug 8, 2011, 2:18 PM EDT

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    Anaheim Ducks v San Jose Sharks

    The Ducks handed head coach Randy Carlyle a three-year contract extension that concludes in the 2013-14 season. It’s good to get that out of the way because the 2011-12 season that might be his most challenging campaign behind the Ducks bench.

  11. Rangers avoid arbitration with Michael Sauer, lock up Artem Anisimov

    Jul 8, 2011, 1:23 PM EDT

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    The Rangers still have some free agent messes to clean up, but they simplified their summer by re-signing Michael Sauer and Artem Anisimov to two-year contract extensions.

  12. Ryan O’Byrne signs two-year, $3.6M deal extension with Colorado, ends purse snatching jokes?

    Jun 30, 2011, 5:25 PM EDT

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    Ryan O'Byrne

    Ryan O’Bryne might be known to many as a purse-snatcher, but his wallet will be pretty fat after signing a two-year, $3.6 million deal with the Avalanche.

  13. Blackhawks sign defenseman Steve Montador for four years, $11M

    Jun 30, 2011, 4:02 PM EDT

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    Buffalo Sabres v New York Islanders

    The Blackhawks didn’t take long to take advantage of their window of negotiations with defenseman Steve Montador, handing him a hefty four-year, $11 million deal.

  14. Oilers sign defenseman Ladislav Smid to two-year, $4.5M deal

    Jun 30, 2011, 3:24 PM EDT

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    The Chris Pronger deal was rough for the Oilers, but they ultimately got Jordan Eberle and Ladislav Smid out of the deal. Both seem to have a future in Edmonton after Smid signed a two-year, $4.5 million deal today.

  15. Hurricanes hand Jussi Jokinen a three-year, $9M extension

    Jun 30, 2011, 2:37 PM EDT

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    Henrik Lundqvist, Jussi Jokinen

    The Hurricanes answered another of their free agent questions before July 1, signing forward Jussi Jokinen to a three-year, $9 million deal.

  16. Alberts, Asham, Jones and Weber comprise Wednesday’s minor signings

    Jun 29, 2011, 11:11 PM EDT

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    Vancouver Canucks v Colorado Avalanche

    Here is a roundup of some of the smaller moves from around the NHL today, highlighted by David Jones signing a one-year deal with the Colorado Avalanche.

  17. Another big question answered: Lightning hand Dwayne Roloson one-year deal worth $3M

    Jun 29, 2011, 7:25 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins v Tampa Bay Lightning - Game Six

    The Lightning still have a lot of questions to answer this off-season, but they crossed off one of the biggest ones by re-signing top goalie Dwayne Roloson to a one-year, $3 million deal.

  18. Hurricanes lock up top defenseman Joni Pitkanen for three years, $13.5M

    Jun 28, 2011, 5:26 PM EDT

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    The Hurricanes handed their top defenseman Joni Pitkanen to a three-year, $13.5 million contract extension today.

  19. Penguins re-sign Pascal Dupuis to two-year, $3M deal

    Jun 28, 2011, 11:22 AM EDT

    Pittsburgh Penguins v New York Islanders

    Who would have thought that Pascal Dupuis would be the player left standing from the deal that brought Marian Hossa to Pittsburgh? He signed his second contract with the Penguins today: a two-year deal worth $3 million.

  20. Lightning re-sign Eric Brewer to hefty four-year deal worth almost $16 million

    Jun 24, 2011, 1:47 PM EDT

    Victor Hedman, Eric Brewer

    The Lightning rewarded their leader in 2011 playoff ice time by giving Eric Brewer a four-year contract worth a little less than $16 million. Previous injury issues could make this deal Steve Yzerman’s first major mistake as Tampa Bay’s GM.

  21. Montreal Canadiens re-sign Max Pacioretty to two-year deal reportedly worth $3.25M

    Jun 20, 2011, 11:27 AM EDT

    Max Pacioretty, Zdeno Chara

    The Montreal Canadiens are showing that they’re confident Max Pacioretty will bounce back from that notorious Zdeno Chara bit signing the winger to a two-year deal reportedly worth $3.2 million.

  22. Red Wings announce that Nicklas Lidstrom will be back for one year at $6.2M

    Jun 20, 2011, 10:35 AM EDT

    Nicklas Lidstrom

    Detroit Red Wings need not fear anymore: Nicklas Lidstrom will come back for one more year, according to the team. Update: the one-year deal will reportedly pay him $6.4 million, the same salary he received in 2010-11.

  23. Maple Leafs sign Carl Gunnarsson to two-year, $2.6M contract extension

    Jun 14, 2011, 3:44 PM EDT

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    Luke Schenn; Carl Gunnarsson

    The Maple Leafs re-signed defenseman Carl Gunnarsson to a two-year, $2.6 million contract extension.

  24. Montreal Canadiens sign Mathieu Darche to one-year, $700K deal

    Jun 10, 2011, 11:24 AM EDT

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    Mathieu Darche; Marc-Andre Fleury

    The Montreal Canadiens wrapped up journeyman forward Mathieu Darche to a one-year, $700K deal today. South Park fans secretly rejoiced.

  25. Small signings: Blues sign T.J. Hensick, Coyotes wrap up Jason LaBarbera for two years

    Jun 6, 2011, 2:48 PM EDT

    Phoenix Coyotes v St. Louis Blues

    Two teams signed two players to two-year contract extensions today: the Coyotes kept Jason LaBarbera on board and the Blues did the same with T.J. Hensick.

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