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Just got home and checked in. From a Canes standpoint I see... Jordan Staal officially signed for 10 years at $60M. I don't think this is a discount (it's the same deal that the Pens offered him). I actually think it is a little high. But it is well within the range of reasonable and also an important thing to get done this summer. Ray Whitney signs for 2 years for $9M with Dallas. I li...
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Approaching 2:00 in the east. Here is the latest: The Red Wings have not sent a contingent to visit Parise in Toronto, that was reported earlier Ray Whitney signs in Dallas No one else notable.   Meant to tweet this out earlier. NHL.com is live streaming TSN for those not by a tv.
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