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  1. Steven Stamkos got his contract, but there’s ‘nothing new’ regarding Drew Doughty’s negotations

    Jul 19, 2011, 11:16 PM EDT

    Dallas Stars v Los Angeles Kings

    Were you expecting progress between the Kings and Drew Doughty now that Steven Stamkos’ deal is done? Reports indicate that there’s been “nothing new on the Doughty front.”

  2. Patrick Sharp remains willing to adjust to assignments; Blackhawks hope to re-sign him

    Jul 18, 2011, 12:39 PM EDT

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    Chicago Blackhawks v Toronto Maple Leafs

    The Blackhawks tend to move Patrick Sharp all over the place, but more than anything else, they hope that he stays in Chicago after the 2011-12 season.

  3. Youth is served: Panthers sign 2010 first round pick Erik Gudbranson to three-year entry-level deal

    Jul 15, 2011, 3:47 PM EDT

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    Erik Gudbranson

    After a contentious attempt to sign him last year, the Panthers signed 2010 first round pick Erik Gudbranson to his three-year entry-level deal. The Panthers eventual youth movement begins now.

  4. Drew Doughty’s contract future with Los Angeles all in Kings’ hands now

    Jul 13, 2011, 9:15 AM EDT

    Drew Doughty

    Drew Doughty’s restricted free agency campaign and search for a new contract with Los Angeles is apparently all in the hands of Kings GM Dean Lombardi.

  5. Parise wants to avoid arbitration, would consider one-year deal

    Jul 8, 2011, 7:53 PM EDT

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    Montreal Canadiens v New Jersey Devils

    Zach Parise tells the Star Ledger that he would be open to a one-year contract for next season so the two sides could avoid an arbitration hearing.

  6. Drew Doughty looks to become highest paid King

    Jul 1, 2011, 9:37 PM EDT

    Drew Doughty, Chuck Kobasew

    Restricted free agent defenseman Drew Doughty reportedly wants to become the highest paid player on the Los Angeles Kings.

  7. Sabres send Steve Montador’s rights to Chicago; Christian Ehrhoff signing on the horizon?

    Jun 29, 2011, 11:26 PM EDT

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    Buffalo Sabres v New York Islanders

    The Sabres sent Steve Montador’s negotiating rights to the Blackhawks for a seventh rounder in 2012 or 2013. Is this a sign that they are close to signing Christian Ehrhoff?

  8. Report: Flyers and Ilya Bryzgalov have framework set for new contract; Cap issues ahead again?

    Jun 22, 2011, 12:52 PM EDT

    Ilya Bryzgalov

    According to a report, the Flyers and Ilya Bryzgalov might just have the building blocks to a new contract set in place. Will there be salary cap issues in their future once again though?

  9. Steven Stamkos and Lightning reportedly closer to a new deal

    Jun 22, 2011, 12:04 PM EDT

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    Steven Stamkos

    The Lightning are close to getting a deal done with soon-to-be restricted free agent Steven Stamkos. Yeah, like they were going to let him get away.

  10. Flames and Alex Tanguay are far apart on a new contract

    Jun 21, 2011, 1:00 PM EDT

    Alex Tanguay

    The Flames and Alex Tanguay are trying to get a deal done. The problem is they’re far apart on value.

  11. Steven Stamkos, Lightning should lean toward Crosby’s contract rather than Ovechkin’s deal

    Jun 19, 2011, 10:16 PM EDT

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    Steven Stamkos

    The Lightning and Steven Stamkos are in an unusual contract situation. That being said, if they’re going to try to duplicate any other star’s deal, they should lean toward Sidney Crosby’s contract rather than Alex Ovechkin’s lengthy pact.

  12. Tampa Bay Lightning close to re-signing defenseman Eric Brewer

    Jun 18, 2011, 4:45 PM EDT

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    Boston Bruins v Tampa Bay Lightning - Game Four

    Both the Tampa Bay Lightning and Eric Brewer are optimistic they’ll be able to reach an agreement on a contract extension in the near future.

  13. Flyers work towards a deal with Bryzgalov this week, must wait to make corresponding moves

    Jun 18, 2011, 12:14 AM EDT

    Detroit Red Wings v Phoenix Coyotes - Game Four

    The Philadelphia Flyers have now met face to face with free-agent-to-be Ilya Bryzgalov. But even if they can agree to a contract, the Flyers will have to make a few moves before they can bring Bryzgalov into the fold.

  14. Philadelphia Flyers’ brass meet with Ilya Bryzgalov and his agent in person for first time

    Jun 16, 2011, 3:40 PM EDT

    Ilya Bryzgalov

    While the two sides have quite a way to go before they reach a possible deal, the Flyers met with Ilya Bryzgalov and his agent Rich Winter face to face for the first time today.

  15. Flyers won’t re-sign Joacim Eriksson, another sign of their confidence in Sergei Bobrovsky

    Jun 3, 2011, 9:03 PM EDT

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    Paul Holmgren

    The Flyers elected not to re-sign goalie prospect Joacim Eriksson today. This will be surprising news to many since he was once considered the top goalie in the team’s farm system.

  16. Panthers and Tomas Vokoun discussing contract extension, getting benched won’t help matters

    Jan 13, 2011, 3:34 PM EDT

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    Before the season started, Tomas Vokoun was a leading candidate to be traded by the deadline. Now he’s talking about extending his deal in Florida. One snag: He’s being benched tonight.

  17. Flyers, Jeff Carter make progress in contract extension talks

    Oct 28, 2010, 1:45 PM EDT

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    jeffcarterextensiontalks

    Considering the fact that the two biggest potential 2011 free agents (Joe Thornton and Zdeno Chara) already signed lucrative extensions, the list narrows down to Brad Richards and mercurial forwards such as Alexander Semin. One of those mercurial forwards is Philadelphia Flyers sniper Jeff Carter, a player who can take over a game with his…

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