Found July 05, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
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Per Aaron Ward, Lauri Korpikoski who was an RFA has been retained by the Coyotes. His deal consists of 4 years at 2.5 million per season. The Finn had an off year this past half season posting 6 goals and 11 points in 36 games, which was a 13 goal pace. That was shy of his previous two years as a Coyote where he scored 19 and 17 respectively. I really like this signing, it's extremely fai...
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