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It has come as a surprise to many that Ron Hainsey is still out there on the free agent market on July 25 in a market that puts a premium price on defenseman. In Hainsey's case, however, that premium has actually worked against him a bit. He had a $4.5 million cap hit on his last contract and teams did not think the next logical step in the market place -- a cap hit up to about the $5 million ran...
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The Winnipeg Jets and forward Blake Wheeler agreed to a six-year, $33.6 million contract Friday night.
The 26-year-old former University of Minnesota star avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to the deal days after the Jets re-signed linemate Bryan Little to a five-year, $23.5 million contract.
Wheeler had a team-high 19 goals and added 22 assists in 48 games last season. He...
The Winnipeg Jets decided that the Chicago Blackhawks' convention shouldn't have all of the Friday evening spotlight to themselves, per the Winnipeg Free Press's Gary Lawless:
Blake Wheeler and #nhljets come to terms. We're working on details #bn
— gary lawless (@garylawless) July 27, 2013
Terms for Wheeler are six years and 33.6 million for...
The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins have announced that they have signed goaltender Peter Mannino to an American Hockey League contract. Peter is a former goaltender for the University of Denver where he led the Pioneers to the 2005 NCAA Championship and Tri-City Storm of the United States Hockey League where he helped them win the Anderson Cup in 2004. On July 6, 2009, Mannino...